Grilled Jerk Pineapple

Grilled Jerk Pineapple


  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup dark rum
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 8 (3/4-inch-thick) slices fresh pineapple
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 1/3 cups low-fat ice cream


1. Prepare grill.

2. Combine first 9 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add pineapple, and chill 1 hour, turning occasionally.

3. Remove pineapple from bag, reserving marinade. Place pineapple on a grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill 4 minutes on each side or until thoroughly heated, brushing with reserved marinade.

4. Arrange 2 pineapple slices on each of 4 dessert plates; top each with 1/3 cup ice cream. Drizzle any remaining marinade over ice cream.

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  • Cook Time:

  • A quick one-hour marinade infuses delicious fiery flavor into sweet grilled pineapple.
  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 pineapple slices and 1/3 cup ice cream)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 251
Fat per serving: 2g
Saturated fat per serving: 1g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 3g
Carbohydrate per serving: 51g
Fiber per serving: 3g
Cholesterol per serving: 3mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Sodium per serving: 98mg
Calcium per serving: 109mg