pineapple tidbit salmon salad

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pineapple tidbit salmon salad

Salmon with Pineapple

Pineapple tidbit salmon salad will be your go to snack any time of the day! It’s full of texture, flavor and is exceedingly simple to prepare! Stay healthy!

Thanks to Dole Sunshine for partnering with me for this post! I am the creator of this recipe and for the description and information that follows. For a full disclosure, click here


Smoked paprika salmon chunks are a fun way to create an appeatizer or meal with healthy salmon! These smoked salmon chunks are keto friendly and nutritious!

Salmon is one of those really healthy foods that we all should be eating at least weekly. Just in case you don’t know why, here’s a synopsis of eleven impressive health benefits from Healthline:

  • Rich in Omega-3 Fatty Acids. Salmon is one of the best sources of the long-chain omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA. 
  • Great Source of Protein
  • High in B Vitamins
  • Good Source of Potassium
  • Loaded With Selenium
  • Contains the Antioxidant Astaxanthin
  • May Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease
  • May Benefit Weight Control

Salmon Recipes

Lots of salmon recipes give us options for cooking this delicious seafood. And, you don’t need to do much to the salmon to make it even more scrumptious. You want to make sure your salmon recipe lets the salmon be centerpiece flavor. And, no recipe does this better than the smoked paprika salmon chunks. 

You probably aren’t thinking of cutting your salmon into chunks, but once you try this recipe, you’ll become a believer. Just make sure that the centermost part of your salmon is thick so the chunks don’t just shred. You can slice off the thinner ends of the salmon and cook those, too. Just consider them a bonus treat for you to munch on when preparing this recipe!  You need not look anywhere else for salmon recipes because I have created so so so many

Pineapple Salmon Recipes

Healthy food doesn’t have to be boring. I mean you can have something packed with flavors and textures with just a few ingredients. And, that’s exactly what this pineapple salmon recipe is. Healthy and packed with flavors and textures!

You also have some good options when you’re thinking about the protein you want to use. Now I decided to grill some salmon, let it cool, then shred and make into a divine salad. But, if you don’t have time to do that then grab a pouch of delicious salmon that’s found in most grocery stores in the same place as canned and pouch tuna! And, if you want to pick up a rotisserie chicken and use that, then that’s tops on the ‘easy’ scale.

Canned Pineapple

Dole’s pineapple tidbits are the best canned pineapple out there. There’re so many things you can do with a can of tidbits. This pineapple tidbit salmon salad is loaded with other healthy things like almonds, celery and red onions.

But, the star of the salad offering a distinct contrast to the savory going on are the pineapple tidbits! You’re gonna have a small burst of juicy mother nature sweetness in each bite! And, we’re going to use some of the 100% natural juice in making our dressing. So get crackin’ and pick up some cans of Dole Sunshine Pineapple Tidbits. There are soooooooo many things you can do with this product. Like salt and pepper, they’re a staple in my pantry and I always have them on hand! xo ~ally

pineapple tidbit salmon salad

pineapple tidbit salmon salad

pineapple tidbit salmon salad

Yield: 3-4 nice servings

Pineapple tidbit salmon salad will be your go to snack any time of the day! It's full of texture, flavor and is exceedingly simple to prepare! Stay healthy!


  • ¼ cup mayonnaise, can use low fat
  • 2 Tbl. mustard, classic yellow
  • 3 Tbl. Gourmet Garden Basil Stir in Paste, can substitute basil pesto
  • 2 (5 oz. each) pouches salmon (skinless and boneless) or chicken breast meat
  • 1 ¾ tsp. sea salt, divided
  • 1 ¾ tsp. coarse ground pepper, divided
  • 1 can (20 oz.) Dole Sunshine Pineapple Tidbits.drain well, reserve ¼ cup juice
  • 2 cups celery, with green leaves, sliced
  • ½ cup red onions, fine dice
  • ¾ cup almonds, roughly chopped/crushed


In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, mustard, basil and reserved pineapple juice from tidbits draining. Whisk together. Set aside.

Open the pouches of salmon (or chicken). Place in large mixing bowl. Use a fork to separate meat somewhat.

Add the pineapple tidbits, celery, onions, almonds and remaining salt and pepper. Toss and blend. Add mayonnaise mixture and gently toss and blend.

Serve immediately or refrigerate and serve chilled.


Fresh cooked salmon or rotisserie chicken (shredded) can be used in this recipe.

Serve in pita pockets.

Serve with chips or crackers.

Serve on a bed of fresh arugula or spinach.

Garnish with chow mein noodles for more crunch.

Squeeze a splash of fresh lemon juice on it for more refreshing citrus flavors.

Serve atop an opened and flaked baked potato.

Butter and grill a slice of artisan bread and serve atop it.

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pineapple tidbit salmon salad

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