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Grilled Jerk Pineapple

Grilled Jerk Pineapple

A quick one-hour marinade infuses delicious fiery flavor into sweet grilled pineapple.

Health JULY 2004

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 pineapple slices and 1/3 cup ice cream)
  • Cook time:8 Minutes
  • Prep time:1 Hour, 10 Minutes

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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 251
  • Fat: 2g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 51g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 98mg
  • Calcium: 109mg
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