This is delightful and very simple. All you need is a lovely, ripe sweet pineapple from your favourite grocer.
- 1 large, extra sweet pineapple, peeled, cored
- 1 1/2 cup icing sugar, sifted
- 2 tbsp. white rum
- 1/2 tsp. grated lime zest
- 1 tbsp. fresh lime juice
- 3 tbsp. coconut oil, melted
- 3 tbsp. dark brown sugar
Preheat grill pan or barbecue to a medium heat. Submerge 8 wooden skewers in water and set aside for about 30 minutes.
In a small bowl, whisk together the icing sugar, rum, lime zest and lime juice until smooth. Set this aside.
Cut the pineapple lengthwise and thread onto the wooden skewers. Brush with coconut oil and sprinkle with the brown sugar.
Grill, turning only once until they are golden in colour and caramelized. This should take about 2 minutes on each side.
Transfer to a serving platter and drizzle with the rum glaze. You could also have a plate with cannelles of vanilla or coconut ice cream that have been frozen, allowing each person to add one to their plate to enjoy with the pineapple.
Note: This is really great with a perfectly chilled Gewurtztraminer glass of wine.