Espetinho de Queijo Coalho Com Abacaxi (Brazilian Grilled Cheese with Pineapple)
Grilled cheese curds are very popular in the northeast beaches. Arrange the skewers on a tray or large platter.
- Serves: 15 persons
- 2cups queijo coalho cheese curds
- ½pound pineapple
- ½cup brown sugar
- 2sprigs fresh mint
Step 1Preheat grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.
Step 2Cook queijo coalho cheese and pineapple on the preheated grill until browned, 5 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a plate; cool until easily handled.
Step 3Cut grilled queijo coalho cheese and pineapple into cubes with a sharp knife; transfer to a bowl. Add brown sugar and toss until coated.
Step 4Stick 1 cube of queijo coalho cheese, 1 mint leaf, and 1 cube of pineapple onto a toothpick; repeat until all ingredients are skewered.