Sauteed Pineapple with Rum Sauce

Sauteed Pineapple with Rum Sauce
Need From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 35 minutes.

Instructions

1
Cut off and discard core from pineapple quarters, then cut each quarter lengthwise into 5 pieces.
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Heat 1/2 tablespoon butter in a 12-inch heavy skillet over moderate heat until just melted, then add walnuts and cook, stirring, until a shade darker, about 2 minutes.
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3
Transfer walnuts with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain and wipe skillet clean.
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4
Heat 1 tablespoon butter in skillet over moderately high heat until foam subsides, then sauté one third of pineapple, turning over occasionally, until golden, 4 to 5 minutes.
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5
Transfer to a platter. Sauté remaining pineapple in 2 batches in same manner, using 1 tablespoon butter per batch and transferring to platter.
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6
While last batch of pineapple cooks, heat sugar, rum, and remaining 2 tablespoons butter in a small heavy saucepan over moderately low heat, stirring, until sugar is dissolved, about 2 minutes.
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7
Remove from heat.
8
Serve pineapple with sauce spooned on top and sprinkled with walnuts.
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