Grilled Pineapple Skewers with Chili-Honey Drizzle

Pineapples are a delicious tropical fruit that have been celebrated for centuries not only for their distinct and unique taste, but also for their seemingly miraculous health benefits. Pineapples are eaten fresh, juiced etc., actually there are so many ways to use pineapples. 

Pineapple is a good source of vitamin C and yes, so many medicinal benefits are there which include improve digestion, help in weight loss, strengthen bones, improve oral health, reduce inflammation, prevent cancer, improve heart health, improve the immune system etc. Here I have come up with grilled pineapples which are threaded in a skewer and drizzled by a sweet and chili condiment. Sweet and chili flavor comes from the mixture of honey, chili flakes and also with a dash of fresh lime juice. 

After grilling, the pineapple becomes soft, tender and melts in mouth ! Also grilled pineapple doesn’t alter the taste buds like raw pineapple does. Basically the bromelain enzyme in raw pineapple kill the top layer of taste buds on tongue and hence making it hard to taste for a few hours afterwards. So if this type of issue is there with you, then I can assure that this grilled pineapple skewers is the best way to enjoy without any fear of taste buds get killed. 

Here the pineapple is not cooked fully, just grilled a bit to break down the enzyme. These grilled pineapple can be used in a mock-tail which tastes heavenly. Do check my earlier post virgin grilled pineapple mojito, a fun and easy twist to the traditional refreshing virgin mojito which gives a whole new level of fruity and smoky flavors. 

This grilled pineapple skewer with chili-honey drizzle is a perfect light dessert. These are so easy to make and even easier to eat. So lets go in details.

Preparation Time : 10 mins  |  Cooking Time : 8 mins 

Ingredients :        



Pineapple (ripe)

1 no.


¼ cup

Chili flakes

2 tsp

Lime juice

2 tbsp


For brushing the pan

Bamboo skewer

As needed

Method :

  1. Soak all the bamboo skewers for 10 minutes in water and keep aside.
  2. Cut the leaves off the top of the pineapple, then peel it with a serrated knife.  
  3. Remove any eyes with a paring knife and then cut into 1 inch slices.
  4. Keep those slices as it is just by removing the core or cut into desired shape.
  5. Arrange few pineapple pieces on skewers depending upon size of the pineapple piece and length of skewer.
  6. Next brush the grill pan very lightly with butter and heat the pan over medium heat. But I usually avoid brushing the pan and my pineapples get grilled well.
  7. Place the pineapple skewers carefully on the hot grill pan.
  8. Cook for 3 minutes, then flip the skewers and let cook other side of the pineapple piece for about 3 minutes.
  9. Meanwhile whisk together honey, chili flakes and lime juice in a small bowl.
  10. Next drizzle the honey-chili-lime mixture over the grilled pineapple skewers.
  11. Then turn off the heat and take out all the skewers from the pan.
  12. Place on a serving platter and brush again lightly with the left honey-chili-lime mixture if desire. 
  13. Serve these warm grilled pineapple skewers immediately !

Notes :

  • Butter is not mandatory. If pineapple slices stick to the grill pan, then brushing the grill pan with butter is must.
  • Prefer to use semi ripe pineapple or fully ripe pineapple. 
  • If you don’t want spicy tone, then just omit chili flakes.
  • Honey amount also may vary depending upon the sweetness of the pineapple.

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This ‘grilled pineapple skewer with chili honey drizzle’ recipe is contributed for 109th Foodie Monday Blog Hop where the theme is ‘On a Stick Dishes’.



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  1. Aruna

    Simple, healthy and delicious! I loved the cute little heart shapes. 😀

  2. Unknown

    How beautiful these look! Adorable!  

  3. Sujata Roy

    I love the sweet chilli taste. These are looking so yummy Sasmita

  4. Anonymous

    Yum! I'm drooling! 🙂

  5. Anonymous

    Droolworthy! This looks so good! 🙂

  6. Poonam Bachhav

    Beautiful share Sasmita !

  7. Srivalli

    Love your set up and how nicely the fruit has been shaped. I am sure the chili and honey gave an excellent taste to these skewers!..


    Just love anything with Pineapple and yrs look scrumptious!

  9. Freda

    So delicious! Love that honey drizzle 🙂

  10. Krystin Tysire

    This looks delicious, I've tried this before but not with your exact recipe, so I'm going to give it a go!


  11. Aish Das-Padihari

    I love grilled pineapple. Perfect for grilling season.

  12. Ann

    This sounds delish and easy to make. I will have to try it out for sure.


    These sound delicious. Not only am I going to try these. I'm going to share this article to my FB page.

  14. We Are Not Martha

    I love what happens to pineapple when you grill it! And I bet the honey and chili really elevate it. Also, I'm obsessed with your heart-shaped pineapple!


  15. Unknown

    Looks so cute and best way to serve pineapple.

  16. Lathiya

    This looks great..I love grilled pineapple especially with chilli flakes

  17. Shreya

    This looks yum! I love them��

  18. End of the fork

    A perfect way to end a meal as pineapple is such a great digestive aid! These look so pretty!

  19. Cookingisfunn

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  20. Cookingisfunn

    I love the dressing. Chili honey with pineapple..Bingo sasmita 🙂

  21. Mayuri Patel

    Sasmita, just a wonderful, delish looking recipe. Pineapples are season here so I'm going to impress my hubby soon with this preparation.

  22. Soniya

    Oh this looks so delicious .. we having grilled pineapple and we often do it in summers!

  23. Hayley

    These are great for BBQ party, flavoursome!

  24. Unknown

    Chili honey and pineapple.. Beautiful combo.

  25. Unknown

    I just want to pick it up and gulp it down rightttt now.. You made me drool. Amazing share! 🙂

  26. Unknown

    I love anything with pineapple. this looks divine. 🙂

  27. Uma Srinivas

    Love the ingredients, I am not using honey, instead of that i will use agave.

  28. veena

    I love pineapple skewers and these heart shaped ones are looking so cute!!! And love clicks !!

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