Pineapple Salsa for Fish

Pineapple salsa made with canned pineapple, bell peppers, onion and tomatoes.

Combine canned pineapple chunks, fresh bell pepper, red onion, tomatoes and a little seasoning for the perfect topping for fish. Let it chill in the refrigerator while you cook the fish. Whether you bake fish, sauté or grill it, this simple chilled salsa makes it delicious!

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Why This Recipe is So Good

Quick – Ready to serve chilled in 20 minutes.

Easy – Chop veggies, combine with canned pineapple chunks and a little seasoning. Stir and chill.

Delicious – The combination of ingredients makes a flavorful topping for any fish.

See how easy it is to bake salmon. Our recipe guides you step by step.

What You’ll Need to Make It

Ingredients – Fresh Green and Yellow Bell Peppers, Red Onion, Tomato, Canned Pineapple, Red Pepper Seasoning

Equipment – Knife for chopping vegetables and a bowl to mix it in.


Mango is a good additional fruit to add to the salsa.

Other seasonings include cayenne pepper, garlic, lime, parsley or cilantro.

Pro Tips

Be sure to prepare and refrigerate before serving. It gives the salsa time for the flavors to blend.

Refrigerate leftovers. It’s delicious and already made ahead for another fish topping, salad, rice or protein bowl topping or for fish tacos.

Make salsa up to a day ahead.

Pineapple salsa made with canned pineapple, bell peppers, onion and tomatoes.
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Pineapple Salsa for Salmon or other Fish

Use canned pineapple combined with chopped fresh bell pepper, onions and tomatoes to create a flavorful topping for baked fish or to use in fish tacos.
Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Diet: Diabetic, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Low Lactose, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 29kcal
Cost: $5


  • ½ cup green bell pepper (chopped)
  • ½ cup yellow bell pepper (chopped)
  • ½ cup red onion (chopped)
  • ½ cup tomato (chopped)
  • ½ cup canned pineapple chunks with a little juice
  • tsp red pepper


  • Chop all vegetables into small cubes. Place in a medium size bowl.
  • Add canned pineapple.
  • Mix well and season with a few shakes of red pepper. (About 1/8 tsp)
  • Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • Serve as a topping on baked salmon or other fish or as a filling for fish tacos.


Nutritional values are an estimate and will vary with ingredients and amounts used.
Additional spices you might like to add include fresh garlic or garlic powder and lime juice.  Jalapenos also add spice and flavor.


Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 29kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 80mg

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    Food and Life Path
    11/03/2022 at 6:50 pm

    5 stars
    Simple salsa to make and really adds flavor to plain fish!

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