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Grilled pineapple slices on a plate.

Grilled Pineapple

This Grilled Pineapple is the fruit dessert of summer! Each slice is grilled until the butter and sugar caramelize. Made with just 4 ingredients, this dish is quick and easy to whip up.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword grilled pineapple
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 238 kcal
Author Anna

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh pineapple
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Start by cutting off the green top. Next, remove skin and core (see my note below for a tool recommendation).
  2. Slice the pineapple into rings, then each ring in half. You can also cut it into spears or just rings. I prefer to cut it into half rings because it’s easy to flip them on the grill.
  3. In a medium bowl, melt butter. Add brown sugar and cinnamon. Stir until sugar dissolves.
  4. Arrange pineapple slices on a plate and brush each one with butter mixture.
  5. Grill on hot grill or grill pan for 2 to 3 minutes, on each side, until golden brown.
  6. Serve right away.

Recipe Notes

  • I highly recommend a pineapple corer and slicer tool. You can find a ton on Amazon or any major retailers. It’s super helpful and you don’t have to deal with the brown dots after cutting of the skin.
  • Serve it with vanilla ice cream, berries and mint or eat it plain, right away. It’s a fun way to enjoy this tropical fruit!
  • Please note, that the nutrition value can vary depending on what product you use. The information below is an estimate. Always use calorie counter you are familiar with.
  • Total cooking time is an estimate.
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Pineapple
Amount Per Serving
Calories 238 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 6mg0%
Potassium 259mg7%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 486IU10%
Vitamin C 108mg131%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.