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grilled pineapple with brown sugar, coconut, & rum

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Vicki Butts (lazyme)
Grapeview, WA

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.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For grilled pineapple with brown sugar, coconut, & rum

  • 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

How To Make grilled pineapple with brown sugar, coconut, & rum

  • 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.

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