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Air Fryer Pineapple

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Use the air fryer to cook up a sweet tropical treat – air fryer pineapple is super easy and delicious with yogurt or ice-cream for dessert.

Everyone loves a quick air fryer dessert recipe. And our hot sticky grilled pineapple is just so tasty and really simple to make.

Making Air Fryer Pineapple At Home Is A Good Thing, Here’s Why! 

It’s a healthy dessert – pineapples are loaded with nutrients and count towards your 5-a-day! You can make this with or without the flavoured sugar.

It’s super easy – air fryer pineapple is really easy to make, you can use slices of fresh pineapple or you can just grab a can and use some pineapple rings.

Really tasty – grilled pineapple is delicious, it goes really well with coconut yogurt or vanilla ice-cream for a quick, simple dessert idea.

air fryer pineapple served with yogurt, walnuts and seeds, strawberries, kiwi on the side along with an espresso

Equipment Needed For Cooking Pineapple In the Air Fryer

  • Chopping board 
  • Vegetable knife 
  • Teaspoon
  • Tongs

Ingredients For Air Fryer Pineapple

You only need two ingredients to make our delicious grilled pineapple recipe!

fresh whole pineapple and some sugar on a grey circle tray
  • 1 fresh pineapple (you can use a can of pineapple rings if you prefer)
  • 2 tsp caster sugar

Optional Ingredients

  • Pinch cinnamon – mix in with the sugar
  • Fresh mint – grind into the sugar using pestle and mortar

How to Cook Pineapple In The Air Fryer

Our tasty hot pineapple dessert it super easy to make!

Step One – peel and slice the pineapple

  • Use a sharp knife to peel the outer skin from the pineapple, then slice long pieces off the sides.

Step Two – air fry the pineapple slices

  • Lay the sliced pineapple in a single layer in the air fryer basket – you may have to cook this in two batches.
  • Sprinkle over some caster sugar.
  • Cook on the air fry setting at 200C for 5 minutes. Then flip, and cook on the other side for a further 5 minutes.
air fried pineapple slices in the Ninja foodie air fryer basket

Step Three – serve the hot pineapple

  • Remove the pineapple from the air fryer basket and serve with either yogurt or ice-cream for a delicious easy dessert.
air fryer pineapple served with yogurt and seeds, strawberries, kiwi on the side along with an espresso

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Yield: Serves 4

Air Fryer Pineapple

air fryer pineapple served with yogurt and seeds, strawberries, kiwi on the side along with an espresso

Delicious grilled pineapple cooked in the air fryer

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh pineapple - peeled and outer flesh sliced off in strips
  • 2 tsp caster sugar

Instructions

  1. Use a sharp knife to peel the outer skin from the pineapple, then slice long pieces off the sides.
  2. Lay the sliced pineapple in a single layer in the air fryer basket – you may have to cook this in two batches.
  3. Sprinkle over some caster sugar (and if you're using cinnamon or mint, sprinkle that over the pineapple now too)
  4. Cook on the air fry setting at 200C for 5 minutes. Then flip, and cook on the other side for a further 5 minutes.
  5. Remove the pineapple from the air fryer basket and serve with either yogurt or ice-cream for a delicious easy dessert.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 29Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 1gSugar: 6gProtein: 0g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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