Grilled Brazilian Pineapple

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5 from 1 vote
Grilled Brazilian Pineapple is a MUST for your next summer outing! See our easy to follow instructions to have this sweet, grilled treat on your picnic table in no time!
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 6 minutes
Total: 11 minutes
Grilled brazilian pineapple on a white plate with a striped napkin

Grilled Brazilian Pineapple is a MUST for your next summer outing! See our easy to follow instructions to have this sweet, grilled treat on your picnic table in no time!

Grilled brazilian pineapple on a white plate with a striped napkin

Grilled Pineapple is simple to make, delicious and cheap. What else could you possibly want in a recipe! If you’re not sure how to grill pineapple, we’ll show you.

All it will take is the smile on your family’s faces to understand why this dish is a definite keeper! Check out more easy grill recipes just like this one!


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  • 15 Minute Meal: Just needs a quick trio out to the grill!
  • Easy Ingredients: Only 4 ingredients are needed. All are easily attainable.
  • Family Friendly: The unique, grilled flavor will appeal to the whole family!
  • Makes Great Leftovers: Be sure to store in an airtight container and this dish will make for a perfect snack. (If there are any leftovers!)
Grilled brazilian pineapple on a white plate with a striped napkin

What You Need to Make Brazilian Pineapple

Ingredients

  • Pineapple Wedges
  • Ground Cinnamon
  • Salt
  • Brown Sugar

Equipment

  • Grill
  • Small Bowl
  • Measuring Cup
  • Spoon
  • Serving Platter

How to Make this Grilled Pineapple Recipe – Step by Step

steps for cutting pineapple
  • Preheat Grill: Preheat grill on medium high to 350 around degrees.
  • Create Coating: Second, combine brown sugar, cinnamon and salt.
  • Cut Pineapple: For detailed instructions on how to cut a pineapple for grilling check out this video.
  • Begin Grilling: Place pineapple wedges on grill and close lid; grill for 3 minutes.
  • Season the Pineapple: Next, coat each side of the pineapple wedges with the brown sugar mixture.
  • Grill: Finally, flip pineapple wedges and grill for 3 minutes per side.

Common Questions About Brazilian Pineapple

HOW DO I STORE BRAZILIAN PINEAPPLE

Place in an airtight container and refrigerate up to 4 days.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE CANNED PINEAPPLE IN PLACE OF FRESH PINEAPPLE?

Canned works just as well and is super convenient in a pinch.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Make as much as you want! There are no limitations here!

CAN THIS RECIPE BE MADE AHEAD OF TIME?

Certainly!

WHAT TO SERVE WITH BRAZILIAN PINEAPPLE

Vanilla Ice cream is PERFECT with next to this recipe. Trust us.

Grilled brazilian pineapple on a white plate with a striped napkin

Expert Tips for Making Brazilian Pineapple

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: Brazilian Pineapple is a great recipe for a crowd. Simply increase the ingredients proportionately.
  • Add Honey: The addition of honey adds a touching sweet flavor that is so good!
  • Spice it Up!: Adding just a tiny bit of cayenne adds a great kick to the flavor!
  • Cook Evenly: Be sure to cook for the same amount of time on both sides to ensure the best results.
  • Eat with Vanilla Ice Cream: Yes, it sounds weird, but would we lead you in the wrong direction? The pineapple, ice cream combo is life changing!
  • Be Versatile: Grilled Pineapple is perfect for many occasions! Whether it’s as a side dish or for a dessert, this recipe is appropriate anytime.

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Grilled brazilian pineapple on a white plate with a striped napkin

Brazilian Pineapple

5 from 1 vote
Grilled Brazilian Pineapple is a MUST for your next summer outing! See our easy to follow instructions to have this sweet, grilled treat on your picnic table in no time!
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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 11 minutes

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat grill.
  • Combine brown sugar, cinnamon and salt together in a small bowl.
  • Coat each side of the pineapple wedges with the brown sugar mixture.
  • Place pineapple wedges on grill and close lid; grill for 3 minutes.
  • Flip pineapple wedges and grill for 3 minutes per side.
  • Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: Brazilian Pineapple is a great recipe for a crowd. Simply increase the ingredients proportionately.
  • Add Honey: The addition of honey adds a touching sweet flavor that is so good!
  • Spice it Up!: Adding just a tiny bit of cayenne adds a great kick to the flavor!
  • Cook Evenly: Be sure to cook for the same amount of time on both sides to ensure the best results.
  • Eat with Vanilla Ice Cream: Yes, it sounds weird, but would we lead you in the wrong direction? The pineapple, ice cream combo is life changing!
  • Be Versatile: Grilled Pineapple is perfect for many occasions! Whether it’s as a side dish or for a dessert, this recipe is appropriate anytime.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 216mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 89IU | Vitamin C: 72mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1mg

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This recipe is my personal adaption of an ethnic inspired recipe. It is not intended to be an authentic recipe.  I’ve recreated this recipe because I enjoy the flavors and I want to encourage my readers to expand their tastes and try new flavor combinations. The recipe, ingredients and processes may have been adapted to make the recipe accessible for the average American. I have provided links to authentic versions of the recipe in the post above. I encourage you to visit these pages and learn more about the traditional version(s) of this recipe.

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