Grilled peach is peach cooked by the application of dry heat through grilling method. The process of grilling peaches helps in intensifying the sweetness of peaches, while brings out their true juicy flavors. Grilled peaches are a perfect summertime treat, with the most popular grilled peach recipe suggesting the grilling of peaches with balsamic glaze and serving them with blue cheese. The dish is popularly served as a dessert.
The simplest grilled peach recipe suggests grilling olive oil brushed and salt seasoned peach halves or slices over medium heat on preheated grill. The peaches are grilled for a couple of minutes on both sides until tender. Peeled or unpeeled and pitted peaches are used for grilling purpose. Peaches can also be grilled in aluminum foil after being drizzled with honey and sprinkled with cinnamon. One of the popular grilled peach recipes involves grilling peaches after being brushed with melted butter, brown sugar, and a little amount of salt. A cinnamon glaze made by boiling together butter, rum, brown sugar, salt, and cinnamon can also be brushed on peaches prior to grilling. The most popular recipe of sweet glaze for grilled peaches is a mix of balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, brown sugar, and black pepper. The peaches are often basted with the glaze of choice during the grilling process.
Grilled peaches can be used to prepare a delectable salsa perfect to be served along with grilled chicken breast, and grilled pork. The salsa is prepared by combining grilled peach slices with lemon juice, chopped red onions, salt, and mint.
- Grilled peaches are popularly served over dressed salad greens.
- The grilled fruit (the sweet variant) can be served as a dessert with ice cream, whipped cream, or cool yogurt.
Grilled peach is enriched with the goodness of peach, with 175 g of the fruit providing around 68 calories obtained from 17 g of carbohydrate and 1 g of protein. The fruit is also enriched with a few vital minerals viz. iron, zinc, and manganese. The minerals present in peaches help an individual from several health related disorders like constipation, anemia, high blood pressure, gastritis, asthma, indigestion, kidney stones, and cancer. Further, the consumption of this fruit also assists in improving the health and complexion of skin.