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pineapple recipes?

RRPRRP Posts: 22,053
edited 5:52PM in EggHead Forum
Sister and brother-in-law just returned from their annual 3 week spring vacation in Hawaii and brought us back a nice big fresh pineapple. While I saw the sugar dipped recipe in the submitted recipe section I need to avoid the sugar let alone the side dish of ice cream. Any other recipes out there?
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  • MasterMasonMasterMason Posts: 243
    I am going to grill some tonight with a light dusting of chili powder, the heat and sweat is a good combo

  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 23,020
    grilled with butter, jamacan fire walk, and a little turbinado sugar works for me, if the pinnapple is sweet enough you could probably skip the sugar.

  • PakakPakak Posts: 523
    Here's one of my favorites:[p]Pineapple Salsa (Steve Raichlen - BBQ USA)[p]1 Ripe pineapple
    1 Red bell pepper
    1 Bunch scallions (green onions)
    2-4 Jalapeño or habañero peppers (or mix/match)
    1 TBS minced, candied ginger
    ¼ C chopped, fresh mint
    3 TBS fresh lime juice, or more – to taste
    1 TBS brown sugar or more – to taste[p]• Peel the pineapple and slice into ½ inch slices. Core the slices.
    • Grill the bell pepper, scallions, jalapeños, pineapple.
    • Let peppers cool in paper bag or baggie to steam and ease pealing. Peal and seed.
    • Chop or place ingredients in food processor – course chop.
    • Can be made several hours ahead.
    • Makes 3-4 cups[p]My Notes: I've use habañeros both times I've made this and really like the heat with the sweet. This last time I made it, I used fresh ginger instead of candied. I think I like the fresh better. It gives it more zing. [p]

  • BlueSmokeBlueSmoke Posts: 1,678
    In a saucepan, combine 1 cup balsamic vinegar, the juice and zest of a lemon and 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger. Reduce to 1/3 to 1/2 cup. Strain and chill.[p]Peel and slice your pineapple just as the sugar-dipped recipe calls for. Without further preparation, grill the pineapple just until grid marks form. (Your cast iron grate should be dandy for this.) Flip to mark the "other" side.[p]To serve, drizzle with the balsamic syrup.[p]Ken

  • ... I want to serve samples to customers at grilling demos.[p]What chili powder do you use on the pineapple?

    I want it to taste good, not take the tops of their heads off, though. I have some San Antonio red and some Chimayo. I bet ancho chili powder would taste good on pineapple.[p]Lee

  • MasterMasonMasterMason Posts: 243
    I did some with Gebharts chili powder, and some with DP firewalk. Both were good, but the firewalk was quite a bit hotter.

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