How to peel a pineapple


How to peel a pineapple
For most recipes it is necessary to completely peel the pineapple, and to keep only the flesh which is then often cut into small pieces. Here is a method.
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 1 pineapple, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 1 pineapple 2 pineapples 3 pineapples

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
20 min.20 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 2 min.
How to peel a pineapple : Photo of step #1
You will need the following utensils:Your pineapple should be very ripe, to check this, you should be able to pull out one of the central leaves easily.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
How to peel a pineapple : Photo of step #2
Start with top: cut about 1 cm or ½ inch beneath the leaves.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
How to peel a pineapple : Photo of step #3
Then the bottom, remove 1 cm or ½ inch here too.

Stage 4 - 4 min.
How to peel a pineapple : Photo of step #4
Stand the pineapple up, and cut vertically in strips to remove all the skin.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
How to peel a pineapple : Photo of step #5
Go over the outside again to cut off any remaining "eyes". Pineapple should now be completely yellow.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
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Cut pineapple into quarters vertically.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
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Lay each piece flat, cut out the hard fibrous core. Also remove any brown over-ripe parts.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
How to peel a pineapple : Photo of step #8
Then cut quarters as required for your recipe, here in medium size pieces.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
How to peel a pineapple : Photo of step #9
Finally, squeeze all the pieces of skin or trimmings of flesh in your hands to extract the juice that you can drink or use in a recipe or a cocktail.

Remarks

This method applies to a Victoria Pineapple (small, but incredably tasty, especially if they come from Reunion), but of course it's the same for other kinds of pineapple.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
960 Kcal or 4,019 Kj0 gr240 gr0 gr
48 %0 %23 %0 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
48 Kcal or 201 Kj0 gr12 gr0 gr
2 %0 %1 %0 %
Per pineapple
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
960 Kcal or 4,019 Kj0 gr240 gr0 gr
48 %0 %23 %0 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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