Sweet, juicy pineapple, grilled to perfection and soaked in a buttery rum sauce and garnished with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and peanuts.
1/2 cup dark rum
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
¼ cup unsalted butter
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 pineapple (3 to 4 pound), cored and cut into about 6-8 rings
non-stick cooking spray
1 pint vanilla ice cream
Garnish – optional
fresh limes, halved
- In a small saucepan, over medium heat, mix together rum, brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, and lime juice. Heat just until sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat.
- While the sauce is cooking, preheat grill to medium-high heat. Lightly grease the grill with cooking spray. Add pineapple rings to the grill in an even layer and cook for 1-2 minutes per side until browned and grill marks appear. Transfer to a plates and set aside.
- Slice each pineapple ring into chunks (or, you can serve whole). Drizzle with rum sauce. Serve with with a scoop of ice cream, and garnish with peanuts, lime halves and mint. Serve immediately.