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

How long does it take?

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.
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Start with top: cut about 1 cm or ½ inch beneath the leaves.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Then the bottom, remove 1 cm or ½ inch here too.

Stage 4 - 4 min.
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Stand the pineapple up, and cut vertically in strips to remove all the skin.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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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.
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Then cut quarters as required for your recipe, here in medium size pieces.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
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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

% 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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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
PineapplePineapple: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pavlova, Caribbean upside-down cake, Exotic fruit tart, Chaud-froid of grapefruit, pineapple and lime custard , ... All

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