Juicy, sweet pineapple with a brown sugar butter sauce that’s grilled to perfection. Looking for a healthier dessert? Try our brown sugar grilled pineapple!
Cade here and I used to believe that Tucanos made the best grilled pineapple. And truth be told, they do make some pretty delicious pineapple, in fact, it’s awesome, but this one is certainly the winner. In fact with the brown sugar butter could it really be anything but amazing?
Butter, mmmmmmmmm. Alright, I absolutely agree that it’s a little wrong to slather a fresh, delicious on it’s own fruit with butter, but let’s be honest no one is complaining. Anyway, we go to Tucanos every year for my birthday (we actually go to Texas Roadhouse every year for Carrian’s too. It may not be our favorite in Utah but both are traditions). We usually go with our good friends, Dallin and Savannah. We introduced them back on this post for Citrus Lime Tilapia with Honey Balsamic drizzle. YUM.
Anyway, that Tucanos grilled pineapple is pretty good, but it was definitely time to crack out the grill and make our own. Summer is not our only grilling time, no we are year rounders. Even when it’s snowing we will run back and forth to the grill. And by we, I mean me. Carrian doesn’t go out in the snow. We love that smoky delicious flavor that comes from a grill.
Brown Sugar Grilled Pineapple
Like I said, the ingredient list is simple, basic and almost ridiculous with how easy it is. Brown sugar, melted butter, and pineapple. By the way, we don’t core our pineapple when we grill it. It makes it a little more firm and easier to grill when you leave the core in.
Mix the butter and brown sugar together, grill the pineapple on a medium high flame, turning once until it is fragrant, and beginning to show grill marks, remove and then immediately brush each side with with the butter mixture. Fall in love!
- 1 Pineapple, peeled and sliced
- ¾ Stick of Unsalted Butter
- ¾ Cup Brown Sugar
- In a bowl, melt the butter at 20 second increments in the microwave. Remove from the microwave and add the brown sugar, stirring quickly to evenly combine, this will take a minute to absorb the sugar.
- Heat a grill to medium high heat and add the pineapple, cooking for a few minutes or until grill marks begin to appear. Flip and cook again on the other side. Remove from the grill and quickly brush the butter brown sugar mixture over each side. Serve immediately.
- Serving size:
- slices per person