Ingredients :
  • 1 sweet Pineapple
  • Melted butter, for greasing and brushing
  • 2 pieces drained preserved stem Ginger in syrup, cut into fine matchsticks
  • 2 tbsp. stem Ginger syrup from the jar
  • 2 tbsp. demerara Sugar
  • Pinch of ground Cinnamon
  • Fresh Mint sprigs, to decorate
  • For the sauce:
  • 1 ripe papaya, peeled and seeded
  • cup Apple juice


How to Make Pineapple with Papaya Sauce :
  1. Peel the pineapple and take spiral slices off the outside to remove the eyes.
  2. Cut in crossways into 6 slices, each 1 inch thick.
  3. Line a baking sheet with a sheet of foil, rolling up the sides to make a rim.
  4. Grease the foil with melted butter. Preheat the grill.
  5. Arrange the pineapple slices on the baking sheet.
  6. Brush with butter, then top with the ginger matchsticks, sugar and cinnamon.
  7. Drizzle over the stem ginger syrup.
  8. Grill for 5 to 7 minutes or until the slices are golden and lightly charred on the surface.
  9. Meanwhile, make the sauce. Cut a few slices from the papaya and get aside, then puree the rest with the apple juice in a blender or food processor.
  10. Press the puree through a sieve (strainer) placed over a bowl, then stir in any juices from cooking the pineapple.
  11. Serve the pineapple slices with a little sauce drizzled around each plate.
  12. Decorate with the reserved papaya slices and the mint sprigs.