Tag: Hawaiian

Banana Leaf Wrapped Kalua Pork (Grill Method)

Ingredients: 1 3 lb pork butt roast 1/4 cup Alaea salt (Hawaiian sea salt) freshly ground black pepper applewood chips defrosted frozen banana leaves (I buy Goya brand) Directions: Dry off the pork roast with paper or cloth towels and rub with the salt. Smoke at a higher heat (approximately […]

Spiced Up Mochiko Chicken

Ingredients: 1/4 cup chopped scallion 1/4 cup mochiko flour 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/4 soy sauce 1 1/2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon mixed black and white sesame seeds 1 tablespoon gochugaru (Korean red pepper flakes) 1 teaspoon shichimi togarashi 2 egg, beaten 1 1/2 […]

Mochiko Chicken

Ingredients: 1/4 cup chopped scallion 1/4 cup mochiko flour 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/4 soy sauce 1 1/2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon mixed black and white sesame seeds 2 egg, beaten 1 1/2 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs (trimmed of excess fat if desired) […]

Instant Pot Hawaiian Kalua Pork (in banana leaf)

Ingredients: 1 large banana leaf* 5 1/2 lb boneless pork shoulder or butt (may need to cut in half to fit) 1/4 cup Hawaiian Alaea Sea Salt 2 tablespoons mesquite liquid smoke 6 oz pineapple juice 6 oz water Directions: Line the Instant Pot with the banana leaf, leaving enough […]

Hawaiian-style Mac Salad

Ingredients: 1 lb dry macaroni (jumbo macaroni if possible) 2 medium carrots, shredded (I used rainbow carrots) 1/4 Maui onion, grated 1-1 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup milk Hawaiian Alaea Sea Salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the macaroni […]

Hawaiian Hamburger Rolls

Ingredients: 2 3/4 cups flour 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup pineapple juice 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 oz active dry yeast for the egg wash 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon water Directions: Stir together the milk, pineapple juice, […]