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grilled tequila pineapple skewers served on a plate
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Tequila Grilled Pineapple

Juicy, warm and meltingly sweet, this Tequila Grilled Pineapple gets a mouthwatering char from grilling, and a complex flavor boost from tequila, cilantro and Southwestern spices!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Soak Time30 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilled pineapple, how to grill pineapple, tequila pineapple
Servings: 6
Calories: 117kcal




  • Preheat the grill to medium heat.
  • Cut the pineapple wedges into about 2x2 cubes.
  • Thread the pineapple pieces onto the bamboo skewers; you’ll need 6 to 8 skewers. Set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl combine tequila, cilantro, brown sugar, paprika, and chili powder; whisk until completely combined.
  • Brush the grill grates with a little bit of oil.
  • Put the pineapple skewers on the grill and start to brush and baste the pineapples all over with the tequila mixture.
    Cook for 10 minutes, turning and basting from time to time.
  • Remove skewers from grill.
  • Serve.


Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 28mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 156IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg