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GRILLED PINEAPPLE WITH A BROWN SUGAR AND 2012 LEOPARD’S LEAP SAUVIGNON BLANC

GRILLED PINEAPPLE WITH A BROWN SUGAR AND 2012 LEOPARD’S LEAP SAUVIGNON BLANC

Serves 6

  • 500 ml (2 cups) Leopard’s Leap Sauvignon Blanc
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) brown sugar
  • 250 g butter, cubed
  • 80 ml (1/3 cup) brown sugar
  • Zest of 3 limes
  • 1 big pineapple, cut into 12 wedges
  • Fresh mint leaves for serving

Prepare a fire providing enough medium to hot coals.

  1. Place wine and 45 ml sugar in a saucepan and reduce to a syrupy consistency. Cool slightly. Place the butter, sugar, lime zest and syrup in a food processor and process until everything comes together.
  2. Cut slices into the pineapple wedges and stuff with the butter. Place over coals and braai for 15 – 20 minutes and coat regularly with extra butter. Serve with extra limes and fresh mint.

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