Coconut Glazed Grilled Pineapple

Coconut Glazed Grilled Pineapple

Jalisco, Mexico


This is a no-brainer with the abundance of fresh, inexpensive pineapple and coconut available here in Mexico. You’ll need just a few ingredients and it’s super easy. The perfect sweetness to end a great bbq. Add a dollop of cold vanilla ice cream and man you have heaven for the taste buds. This recipe also works well added to any grilled dish you’d like to make for your family and friends! Shall we fire up the grill?



  • 1 whole pineapple cut into spears or slices
  • 1/4 cup cream of coconut
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sweetened flake coconut



  • Heat a frying pan on medium high
  • Add coconut flakes, toast until light brown, 3-4 mins
  • Remove from heat and place toasted coconut in bowl
  • Combine cream of coconut and brown sugar in small bowl
  • Stir until smooth and sugar dissolves
  • Place pineapple spears on a hot oiled grill
  • Brush with coconut glaze
  • Turn pineapple after 3 or 4 mins and brush glaze on the opposite side
  • Depending on size of pineapples, they should take about 8-10 mins on the grill
  • Remove from grill and sprinkle toasted coconut on top


Serve as a dessert finale or add to your favorite grilled burger, fish or meat dish. Along with some great delicious sides and you’ll have a winner. Versatile and scrumptious addition to any meal. So keep grillin!



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