How to Grill Pineapple

grill-pineapple How to Grill Pineapple

Grilled pineapple is a wonderful treat to both eyes and mouth. Grilling will caramelize the sugars and will impart a golden brown color to the pineapple which itself is very much appealing and mouth watering. Grilling will intensify the taste of the pineapple and the pepper added while grilling will give spiciness to the fruit. This grilled pineapple can be serves as a delicious desert and it can be served either alone or with ice creams.

Tips to Grill Pineapple

Prepare the Pineapple

First you have to select a fully ripe pineapple and discard the diseased, over ripe and rotten ones. Remove the clusters of leaves on the top and the base of the pineapple. Then keep the pineapple in the up right position and cut the sides vertically to remove the skin. Also remove the brown colored eyes and cut the pineapple in to two halves. Now remove the core and cut each pieces in to small pieces of about three inch length.

Prepare the Marinade

Take a large bowl and to this add one tablespoon olive oil and two tablespoon dark honey. To this mixture add one teaspoon grounded cinnamon, quarter teaspoon grounded cloves and one tablespoon lime juice from a freshly cut lime. Stir them well to make good mixture.

Grill the Pineapple

Add the cut pieces of pineapple in to the marinade and mix them well with the marinade to form a good coating over the pineapple. In the mean time prepare your charcoal grill or gas grill for grilling. Place the marinate pineapple pieces over the grill and cook it for 3 to 4 minutes. Then marinate the pineapple again with the remaining marinade and keep it on the grill with the other side facing up. Again grill the pineapple for three more minutes. Take out the pieces from the grill and brush some dark rum on the pieces. Now sprinkle the pieces with lime zest and pepper powder.

Now you grilled pineapple will be golden brown in color and is ready to serve hot.