GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. -- Rodizio Grill, America's first Brazilian steakhouse, just opened in Maple Grove. Rodizio features Brazilian Gauchos that bring a variety of skewered, rotisserie-grilled meats right to your table.
General manager Mike Nammari stopped by our kitchen this morning to give us a taste.
Rodizio Grill is located inside the Shoppes at Arbor Lakes at 12197 Elm Creek Blvd. in Maple Grove. For more information, call (763) 657-1133 or visit rodiziogrill.com/maple-grove.
Roasted Coconut & Pineapple Coleslaw
1 gallon coleslaw mix
2 cups coleslaw dressing (below)
2 cups diced roasted pineapple
½ cup roasted coconut
6 cups mayonnaise
1 ½ cup sugar
6 tbsp. Dijon mustard
6 tbsp. white vinegar
6 tbsp. Rodizio Creamy Horseradish (or store bought)
6 tbsp. minced celery
Prepping the Ingredients
• Dice pineapple and spread evenly on a baking sheet. Roast in a pre-heated oven at 350-degrees for 30-35 minutes
• Evenly spread coconut on a baking sheet and roast for 4-5 minutes at 350-degrees. You want a light brown color... not burned.
Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until well combined... about 2-3 minutes. Chill and serve.
Making the salad:
Measure 1 gallon of diced cabbage salad or store bought mixture. Combine 2 cups of dressing along with 2 cups of pineapple and ½ cup of roasted coconut in a large bowl. Mix ingredients and chill before serving.
Yield: One full-size platter.
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