Grilled Pineapple Coconut Margaritas
Pineapple is delicious on all on its own, but grilling it brings out a whole new depth of flavor. This Grilled Pineapple Coconut Margarita is easy to make and perfect as a tropical cocktail!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time18 mins
Servings: 4 cocktails
- 3 cups chopped pineapple (save 4 long pieces of pineapple for garnish, if desired)
- 2 Tbsp coconut oil (can also use olive oil)
- Simple syrup for glass rims (can also use lime juice)
- 1/2 cup shredded coconut
- 3 cups ice
- 1 cup coconut water
- 6 oz. tequila
- 1 1/2 oz. lime juice
Lightly brush pineapple pieces with coconut oil and place on grill pan over medium heat.
Grill for about 4 minutes (until grill marks appear) and then flip and continue to grill for an additional 4 minutes.
Remove pineapple to a plate and let cool to room temperature (can put in fridge to speed up process).
Lightly brush cocktail glasses with simple syrup or lime juice and place shredded coconut on a plate. Dip rims of glasses into shredded coconut.
Once cooled, combine pineapple, ice, coconut water, tequila, and lime juice in a blender and blend until smooth.
Pour cocktail into coconut-rimmed glasses, garnish with long pieces of pineapple and lime, and serve.