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Asian Caramelized Pineapple

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro
Yield 4 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
“I like to grill fish and am always looking for interesting side dishes to serve with it. This is also good with pork chops. It can be served warm or at room temperature.â€� —Victoria Johnson, Gilbert, AZ

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons minced red onion
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cups diced fresh pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped seeded red jalapeño pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon chopped peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro

Nutrition Information

  • calories 61
  • caloriesfromfat 28 %
  • fat 1.9 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 1.1 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 0.9 g
  • carbohydrate 11.6 g
  • fiber 1.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.4 mg
  • sodium 135 mg
  • calcium 15 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic to pan; cook 2 minutes. Add pineapple; cook 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Add soy sauce, pepper, juice, and ginger; cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in cilantro.