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Spicy Grilled Pineapple

If you like spicy-sweet, this cayenne-specked pineapple is for you.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, March 2005


  • 1 3 1/2 pound pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Coarse salt


  1. Heat grill to high; brush grates with oil. Core pineapple for rounds. Slice crosswise into 8 rounds.

  2. Toss with olive oil and cayenne pepper; season with coarse salt.

  3. Place on grill. Cover, and cook until charred and tender, turning once, 8 to 12 minutes. Serve as a side dish for grilled tuna or pork.

Cook's Notes

Core for rounds: Halve peeled fruit crosswise; using an apple corer (or sharp paring knife), remove tough core, and discard.

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