Grilled Pineapple with a Butter Glaze

Grilled Pineapple with a Butter Glaze

Pineapple wedges, grilled and flavoured with a brown sugar-butter glaze.

4 servings
Preparation 10 min
Cooking 5 min

180 calories per serving 


Ingredients

1 pineapple, cut lengthwise into wedges   2 kg
4 bamboo or wooden skewers    
  aluminum foil    
2 tbsp butter, unsalted   28 g
2 tbsp brown sugar   24 g
1 tsp gingerroot, grated   4 g

Before you start

Soak the skewers in water for 15 min to prevent them from scorching on the grill.

Method

  1. Using a large, sharp knife, cut the pineapple lengthwise into 4 wedges, leaving some leaves attached to each wedge for a nicer presentation. Cut out and discard the central core if it is hard. Using a curved, or paring knife, carve out a "boat" by cutting between the flesh and skin to release the flesh, but at the same time leaving it in place. Slice the flesh crosswise to make thick chunks.
  2. Push a skewer through one end of each wedge, into each pineapple chunk, then out to the other end, to hold the pineapple together during cooking. To prevent the leaves and the ends of the skewers from being scorched on the grill, they may be loosely covered with aluminum foil.
  3. Melt the butter either in a microwave oven or on the stovetop. Add the sugar and grated ginger, then brush the mixture over the pineapple.
  4. Cook the wedges on the grill for 4-5 min, or in a broiler pan in the oven. When done, place the pineapple on a plate, pour the remaining mixture over the top and serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (270g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

180

Fat

4.5 g

7 %

Saturated 2.5 g
+ Trans 0.2 g

14 %

Cholesterol

10 mg

Sodium

5 mg

0 %

Carbohydrate

39 g

13 %

Fibre

4 g

15 %

Sugars

30 g

Protein

1 g

Vitamin A

4 %

Vitamin C

160 %

Calcium

4 %

Iron

6 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: servings
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Claims

Low :
Sodium
Source of :
Copper, Fibre, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Potassium, Vitamin B2
Good source of :
Folacin, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6
Excellent source of :
Manganese, Vitamin C

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This recipe is in the following categories: Fruits | Desserts | Halal | Kosher | Low Sodium | Vegetarian | Barbecue/Broil/Grill

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