Pineapple Achar


Preparation info
  • Makes About 3 Cups ; Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Barbecue Bible

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

  • About

Achar is an Indian and Southeast Asian relishlike dish often made with fruit. This one contrasts the cooling succulence of fresh pineapple with the fiery bite of chiles. There is one ingredient that may take you by surprise here: fish sauce. Yet, throughout Southeast Asia this briny condiment is paired with fruit. You’ll be amazed how the salt in the fish sauce brings out the sweetness of the pineapple. And how the acidity in the fruit eliminates the fishy flavor of the fish sauce. S