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! | wearenotmartha.com
Grilled Pineapple Coconut Margaritas
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
18 mins
 
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!
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Coconut Cocktails, Pineapple Cocktails, Summer Cocktails
Servings: 4 cocktails
Author: Sues
Ingredients
  • 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
Instructions
  1. Lightly brush pineapple pieces with coconut oil and place on grill pan over medium heat.
  2. Grill for about 4 minutes (until grill marks appear) and then flip and continue to grill for an additional 4 minutes.
  3. Remove pineapple to a plate and let cool to room temperature (can put in fridge to speed up process).
  4. Lightly brush cocktail glasses with simple syrup or lime juice and place shredded coconut on a plate. Dip rims of glasses into shredded coconut.
  5. Once cooled, combine pineapple, ice, coconut water, tequila, and lime juice in a blender and blend until smooth.
  6. Pour cocktail into coconut-rimmed glasses, garnish with long pieces of pineapple and lime, and serve.