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Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Susan Vajaranant Photo by: Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Susan Vajaranant

Grilled Pineapple with Lime and Coconut

Lime, coconut, and brown sugar heighten the flavor of Grilled Pineapple. Although this grilled dessert is a winner as is, Grilled Pineapple with Lime and Coconut is also great over vanilla ice cream.

All You JUNE 2012

  • Yield: Serves 6
  • Cook time: 10 Minutes
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$.82


  • 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
  • 1 pineapple, peeled, cored, cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges


1. Place coconut in a small skillet over medium heat. Cook, stirring frequently, until coconut is golden and lightly toasted. Transfer to a bowl.

2. Preheat grill to medium. In a small bowl, combine lime juice and sugar.

3. Oil grill. Put pineapple wedges on grill and cook, turning once, until softened and browned in spots, 7 to 8 minutes total. Transfer pineapple to a dish and dot with lime juice mixture.

4. Just before serving, arrange pineapple on a platter and sprinkle with lime zest and toasted coconut.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 125
  • Fat: 2g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 28g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 20mg