5 Pineapple Recipes to Make While They're Still in Season

Last Updated May 21, 2016
Recipes for in-season pineapple

Peak Hawaiian pineapple season lasts from April to June, so now's the time to get this tropical treat in your kitchen. (Pineapple from the Caribbean has a longer growing season.) Once a pineapple is picked it stops ripening. For this reason, use your fresh pineapple as soon as possible.

Jicama Pineapple Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

Redskins Jicama Pineapple Salad
The tropical flavors of pineapple and jicama complement each other well in this crisp, fruity salad. A sprinkling of jalapeño brightens the flavor without bringing too much heat.

Jerked Cobia with Pineapple Chutney

Jerked Cobia with Pineapple Chutney
This recipe from chef Kareem Anguin of the Oceanaire Seafood Room uses cobia, a popular game fish with a white, flaky texture and mild taste.

Caramelized Pineapple with Coconut Crumble

Caramelized Pineapple with Coconut Crumble
If you’re going to enjoy eating fresh pineapple any other way than just sliced up and unadorned, you want to make sure it’s a worthy recipe. Pineapple cooked in butter that browns while the...