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Chili-Lime Grilled Pineapple

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

6 servings

I love grilled pineapple. This recipe combines the fruit's natural sweetness with the tart and spicy flavors of lime and chili powder. It's great for dessert and even as a side dish with ham or pork chops. —Geraldine Saucier, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Chili-Lime Grilled Pineapple Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh pineapple
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey or agave nectar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • Dash salt

Directions

  1. Peel pineapple, removing any eyes from fruit. Cut lengthwise into 6 wedges; remove core. In a small bowl, mix remaining ingredients until blended. Brush pineapple with half of the glaze; reserve remaining mixture for basting.
  2. Grill pineapple, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 2-4 minutes on each side or until lightly browned, basting occasionally with reserved glaze.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 97 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 35mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.

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