The Grilled HawaiianThe savory spicy seasoning is a great compliment to the sweet tangy pineapple spear.
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes
1 pkg. 5 pounds DOLE® Chef-Ready Cuts, Pineapple Spears,
75 (6-inch) wooden skewers,
peanut oil, as needed,
Spiced Chile Rub (recipe below),
Pancetta bits, cooked and drained, as needed,
Step 1: Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
Step 2: Poke each pineapple spear halfway on wooden skewer. Lightly brush each pineapple spear with oil; sprinkle with Spiced Chile Rub on all sides.
Step 3: Grill spears 4 to 6 minutes, turning once or until lightly browned.
Step 4: Dip one side of grilled pineapple spear into pancetta bits until coated. Serve warm.
Step 5: Spiced Chile Rub: Stir together 1/3 cup kosher salt, 1/4 cup ancho chile pepper, 1/4 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon ground black pepper and 1 teaspoon ground red pepper, in medium bowl. Makes about 1 cup.