If you haven’t tasted grilled pineapple before you are missing out! It has something to do with the sweetness from the pineapple caramelizing on the heat of the grill that’s unlike anything else. Here’s our favorite grilled pineapple recipes, from savory main dishes to sweets to finish off a meal.

If you just bought a whole pineapple for the first time and have no idea where to get started check out this tutorial on how to cut a pineapple, then come back for these recipes!

Cedar Planked Pineapple Spears with Butter and Honey

Starting off the list with a classic, these grilled pineapple spears make a great dessert or side dish. There is something magical about the combination of sweet, sour and smoky in this dish.

Cedar Planked Pineapple
Winter Citrus Salad with Fruit on Red Oak Grilling Plank

Red Oak Planked Winter Citrus Salad

This flavorful salad includes pineapple, lots of citrus fruits, pomegranate seeds and crumbled goat cheese. It works great as either a dinner salad or a side, and is festive enough to serve for the holidays.

Cedar Planked Teriyaki Salmon with Grilled Pineapple

This salmon and pineapple dish is one of our favorites! This is another recipe with a super short list of ingredients that cooks up in 30 minutes flat with lots of flavor.


Grilled Pineapple Teriyaki Salmon
Cherry Planked Grilled Pineapple with Whiskey Caramel Sauce

Cherry Planked Pineapple with Whiskey Caramel Sauce

We grilled this pineapple up on a cherry plank to give the fruit a deep smoky flavor, and paired it with a decadent caramel sauce!

Cedar Planked Ham and Pineapple

This family-friendly recipe comes from our Pro Saffron Hodgson. The flavors in this easy recipe lean towards fall, but can easily be adjusted to work for any season.


Cedar Planked Ham and Pineapple
Looking for more fruit focused grilling recipes? Our Cedar Wrapped Campfire Banana Boats and Brandy Mascarpone Smoked Plum Mousse are delicious desserts, and our Planked Squash & Pomegranate Salad is a great winter salad. For summer recipes featuring stone fruits, our Cedar Planked Peach Summer Salad and Cherry Planked Nectarine & Chèvre Salad can’t be beat!