Pineapple chow (Trinidadian spiced fruit)
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Pineapple chow (Trinidadian spiced fruit)

Incredibly easy to make, fresh pineapple is transformed by a few simple additions.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Trinidadian
Keyword: Carribean food, pineapple, spiced fruit salad
Servings: 1 -2 as snack/side
Calories: 92kcal
Author: Caroline's Cooking


  • 1 cup chopped fresh pineapple 150g (vol/weight without skin/core)
  • 1 clove garlic (small)
  • 2 tbsp cilantro coriander, chopped (culantro/chadon beni if you can get it)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp lime juice (approx 1/2 lime)
  • 1/8 tsp hot sauce or more to taste, plus a little salt & pepper


  • Chop the pineapple into small-ish chunks. Finely chop the garlic and cilantro and add them, along with the lime juice, to the pineapple.
  • Add a little hot sauce, salt and pepper, mix, then adjust seasoning to taste.
  • Serve either straight away or chill in the refrigerator for 30min or so to allow flavors to marinate/mingle a bit more.



Calories: 92kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 179mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 3% | Vitamin C: 104.9% | Calcium: 2.1% | Iron: 2.7%