Maple Sailor Pineapple

Howdy,

We had some leftover pineapple in the fridge so I thought I would grill up a dessert on the Big Green Egg.

I used to make this with brown sugar, but decided to try maple syrup so that I wouldn’t have to try to dissolve all the sugar in the mix… also I LOVE real maple syrup!!!

So the recipe was quite simple:

  • 1/2 a pineapple cut into 8ths
  • 1/3 cup Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum (or whatever your favorite is, I like Sailor Jerry)
  • 1/3 cup real maple syrup
  • a couple dashes of cinnamon
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • a dash of fresh cracked pepper

Put all this in a Ziploc bag and marinate for about 6-8 hours (for best results) but it can be just an hour if you don’t have a lot of time.

The preheat your Big Green Egg (or keep it running after your dinner cook is done) to about 400F

Cook for about 10-12 minutes, keep an eye on them, you don’t want them burning!!! Just get them nice and caramelized!

Then I normally like to top with vanilla ice cream, but since we had none 😦 so I improvised and used vanilla yogurt instead. Not AS good, but probably healthier.

Normally if I have ice cream, I make a rum butter sauce with the marinade. Simply reduce the marinade by about half, add some butter and drizzle back over the pineapple and ice cream. I didn’t do it this time because I didn’t think a Rub Butter Sauce would work with yogurt!

Happy Egging!!!
Brian

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