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Grilled Jerk Pineapple

Prep time 1 hr, 10 mins
Cook time 8 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 pineapple slices and 1/3 cup ice cream)
A quick one-hour marinade infuses delicious fiery flavor into sweet grilled pineapple.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup dark rum
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 8 (3/4-inch-thick) slices fresh pineapple
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 1/3 cups low-fat ice cream

Nutrition Information

  • calories 251
  • fat 2 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 51 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 3 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 98 mg
  • calcium 109 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare grill.

  2. Combine first 9 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add pineapple, and chill 1 hour, turning occasionally.

  3. Remove pineapple from bag, reserving marinade. Place pineapple on a grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill 4 minutes on each side or until thoroughly heated, brushing with reserved marinade.

  4. Arrange 2 pineapple slices on each of 4 dessert plates; top each with 1/3 cup ice cream. Drizzle any remaining marinade over ice cream.