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Slow cooked pineapple

  • Preparation Time10 mins
  • Cooking Time240 mins
  • Serves8
  • DifficultyEasy
2 medium pineapples (about 1.2kg, sliced)
170g brown sugar
1 (18-cm) piece fresh ginger (about 140g), thinly sliced
1 to 2 cinnamon sticks
Coconut or Vanilla Ice cream for serving
1) If using whole pineapple, peel, quarter, and cut away the core. Discard the core. Cut each quarter in half lengthwise then slice 0.5cm thick slices crosswise.

2) Mix the pineapple with the sugar, ginger, and cinnamon in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours, until the pineapple is very tender and slightly sweet.

3) Serve warm with scoops of ice cream on top. The compote keeps for up to a week tightly sealed in the refrigerator.

Cook's Note: Add some lime and fresh coriander leaves for a delicious savoury compote, perfect for serving with roast pork or grilled chicken.

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