Grilled Pineapple With Brown Sugar, Coconut, & Rum Recipe

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Grilled Pineapple with Brown Sugar, Coconut, & Rum

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

If your grill is already fired up, why not give it a quick brushing and throw dessert on there, too? A balanced tropical marinade brings depth to caramelized pineapple.

From Gourmet June, 2009.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

1/2 c
sweetened flaked coconut
1
pineapple peeled (3 1/2-to-4 pound)
1/2 c
packed dark brown sugar
1/4 c
dark rum
2 Tbsp
curry powder (preferably madras)
1 Tbsp
fresh lime juice
vanilla ice cream, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Toast coconut in a small heavy skillet over medium heat, stirring frequently, until golden-brown, about 5 minutes.
2
Cut pineapple crosswise into 8 slices (about 3/4 inch thick) and core slices. Stir together remaining ingredients in a shallow glass baking dish and add pineapple in 1 layer, turning to coat evenly. Marinate, turning occasionally, 30 minutes.
3
Prepare a gas grill for direct-heat cooking over medium-high heat.
4
Oil grill rack. Grill pineapple (reserve marinade), covered, turning once, until grill marks appear and pineapple is heated through, about 4 minutes. Serve pineapple with marinade and sprinkle with toasted coconut.
5
Note:
Pineapple can be cooked in an oiled grill pan over medium-high heat.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Caribbean
Other Tag: Quick & Easy