Cutting Pineapple Like a Pro | Pineapple Facts

fresh cut pineapple are displayed in a play
fresh cut pineapple

Pineapple has a lot of benefits. It is a rich source of vitamin C, and it helps fights against lots of diseases.

Here we listed some of the nutrition benefits of pineapple:

Today we are going to teach you how to cut pineapples like a pro. It keeps the most pineapple, also removes the black parts.

How to cut a pineapple

Find out if the pineapple is ripe and ready to eat

  1. Smell

    Ripe pineapple has a strong “pineappley” smell

  2. Color

    It starts to turn yellow on the bottom

  3. Pull out a leaf

    You can easily pluck a leaf from the crown, without much effort

There’s a lot of ways to cut pineapple, this is by far, my favorite.

First, remove the skin of the pineapple.

Pineapple with outer skin removed
remove the outer skin

Secondly, we gonna remove the eyes of the pineapple. Line your knife up, put
the knife at a 45-degree angle and chop in, and then switch to the other side and do the reverse 45-degree angle and chop it out.
Just flick via the wedge that comes out.

remove pineapple seed, pineapple eyes
remove the black part from pineapple

It might look complicated, but as we cut out 2-3 pineapple eyes at the same time, it only took us about three minutes to remove all the eyes.

Once remove all the eyes, the next step is to chop off the top and bottom parts. And then cut the pineapple into half, so we can kind of get access to the core.

In the end, remove the core and dice the pineapple into bite-size pieces.

fresh cut pineapple
fresh cut pineapple

When eating lots of pineapples, you’ll notice that your mouth feels pretty rough. It’s because pineapple contains an enzyme called bromelain, that breaks down proteins. Adding salt to the pineapple will neutralize this effect.

To prevent pineapple burn your mouth, just soak it into the water, add 1/4 tbsp of salt and soak it for ten minutes.

This small amount of salt won’t affect the flavor of the pineapple and it won’t burn your tongue.

Enjoy fresh cut pineapple πŸ™‚

If you still think this method is too hard for you, there are still a lot of pineapple cutting tools that doing a great job! For example like this one:

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