Pineapple Sticks with Sugar-Lime Sauce

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Pineapple Sticks with Sugar-Lime Sauce

Pineapple Sticks with Sugar-Lime Sauce

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brown sugar, confectioners' sugar, fresh pineapples, grill, lime juice
Servings: 4

Equipment

  • 8 metal kabob skewers

Ingredients

Sugar-Lime Sauce

  • Juice of 1 fresh lime 2 tablespoons
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

Whipped Coconut Cream

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons canned coconut cream optional

Pineapple Sticks

  • 1 pineapple peeled and quartered lengthwise (remove the prickly eyes with the point of a knife)

Instructions

To make the sauce:

  • Put the lime juice and sugar in a small saucepan, bring to a boil, and stir until the sugar dissolves.
  • Cut the pineapple quarters into 2 to 3 wedges lengthwise. If preferred, slice off the core sections, then cut each wedge into slices about 1/2-inch thick. Thread long metal skewers through each wedge and brush with the lime mixture.
  • Light an outdoor grill or preheat a broiler. Grill or broil until the fruit is tinged dark brown. Serve drizzled with any leftover sauce, accompanied by the whipped coconut cream.
  • Serves 4

Notes

Times are approximate.
Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Pineapple Sticks with Sugar-Lime Sauce
Amount per Serving
Calories
460
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
24
g
37
%
Saturated Fat
 
16
g
100
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
6
g
Cholesterol
 
67
mg
22
%
Sodium
 
26
mg
1
%
Potassium
 
364
mg
10
%
Carbohydrates
 
63
g
21
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
55
g
61
%
Protein
 
3
g
6
%
Vitamin A
 
1006
mcg
112
%
Vitamin C
 
109
mg
132
%
Calcium
 
92
mg
9
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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