5 Pineapple-Based Dishes To Try This Summer

Summer is almost here, and we are bracing ourselves for hot and sweaty days ahead. The mercury has already begun soaring high, although it’s not even April yet. This means that we need to load up on all things refreshing and cool to cope with summer this year. And what’s better than the season’s best fruits when it comes to refreshments? Summer fruits are inarguably refreshing and delicious to include in our daily diets. So, we have curated a list of five pineapple-based dishes that you can try this summer for a refreshing meal. Check them out.

1. Pineapple Chicken Wings

Craving a delicious chicken appetiser? Try these pineapple chicken wings. The tender chicken wings are deep-fried till they are perfectly crispy and cooked and then coated with pineapple juice for a unique flavour and aroma. The sweetness of the pineapples deliciously compliments the flavour of the chicken wings making the dish worth trying.

2. Banana Pineapple Cake

Let's admit it, most of us had tried making banana cake during the pandemic and we surely do miss doing the same now. So, why not relive those memories by making a delicious banana pineapple cake this summer?  The cake is easy, quick to make and delicious enough to make you keep going back to the recipe almost every week.

3. Chilli Pineapple Rice

We Indians surely love rice-based dishes for almost every meal of the day and that proves how obsessed we are with rice. And this pineapple and chilli rice recipe is surely one of the best rice dishes to try. The punch of chillies along with the zing of pineapples are enough to make you drool.  

4. Pina Colada

The OG pineapple-based drink is perfect for a refreshing drink during summers. Made with coconut and pineapple, pina colada is a delicious drink to savour during summers. You can also add some rum to give it a boozy twist or just have it as a mocktail during summers for refreshment.

5. Cucumber Pineapple Smoothie

There’s no doubt about the benefits of cucumber when it comes to refreshment during summers. Filled with essential nutrients, cucumbers are about 95% water and are a brilliant addition to your summer diet. How about starting your day with cucumber this summer? This cucumber pineapple smoothie is enough to leave you filled and refreshed throughout summer. Made with cucumbers, pineapples, bananas and spinach leaves, this smoothie is all things delicious and wholesome.