Recipes

Hungry? Check this page for island-inspired recipes from Maui chefs and culinary stars. You won’t be disappointed.

Pork Loin Rack Roast

roast pork with vegetables
Mahalo to Chef Anton Haines of Pacific'O for this recipe.

Inasal: Grilled Vegetables & Meat

chef abby star noodle
This recipe recommends serving the grilled vegetables and meat with rice and green papaya salad.

Valley Isle Sunrise

island cocktail recipes
Inspired by a mimosa and turned up by James Shoemaker. Each ingredient is a product of Maui agriculture.

Holiday Test Kitchen 2011

The staff of Maui No Ka Oi get a lesson from Chef Ralph Giles of Catering from Soup to Nuts, and share his recipe for beef Wellington and sides.

Kula Onion and Surfing Goat Dairy Cheese Flatbread

homemade flatbread pizza
Recipe from Chef Tylun Pang's "What Maui Likes To Eat."

Warm Kabocha Salad

pumpkin salad
Mahalo to chef Chris Kulis for this recipe for grilled pumpkin salad.

The Great Beer Cocktail

beer cocktails
Beer cocktails as luxury drinks? You bet your tankard! The refreshing, ice-cold bubbly from Maui’s craft breweries can stand up to some of the continent’s best craft beers.

Spicy Sriracha Dipping Sauce

Sriracha dipping sauce
Dip is the cornerstone of every solid party spread. For a smooth, creamy sauce, with a spicy kick, give this version a try with your favorite veggies.

Chili Garlic Beans

Maui BBQ chef recipes
Schobel says, "I like eight times more garlic in my recipe, so this is really garlicky. Also, it’s not thick and pasty like refried beans. It's done when the bean is creamy without being crunchy, or overly soft."

Abalone & Hamachi Shooter

Abalone Hamachi Shooter
Try this recipe at home or stop by Japengo at the Hyatt Regency Maui, where it's on the menu.

ʻOpakapaka

opakapaka fish recipe
Learn how to create crispy 'opakapaka fish dinner at home.

Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta

panna cotta
Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta Recipe With Fresh Pomegranate and Maui Gold Pineapple.

Passion Fruit Sangria

passionfruit sangria recipe
Mahalo to Maui Winery for this cocktail recipe.

Sweet Kula Corn Pudding

corn pudding
Chef Tylun Pang's delicious sweet corn pudding recipe highlights the offerings of Maui farmers.

Prime Rib au Jus

Prime Rib au Jus recipe
Mahalo to Island Gourmet Markets for this tantalizing prime rib recipe.

Qisa + Chai

chai tea
Get a recipe for Kashmiri Chai Tea.

Mascarpone Polenta

polenta appetizer
Mick Fleetwood passes the polenta pupu during our 2016 Holiday Test Kitchen.

Lime in the Coconut

fleetwood's lime coconut cocktail
Fleetwood's on Front St. — which tied for this year's Gold ʻAipono Award for Best Bar — shares a lime and coconut cocktail recipe just in time for summer.

Japanese Cheesecake

lilikoi dessert
Japanese cheesecake served with fresh lilikoi. You can substitute other fruit toppings, such as Maui Gold pineapple or pink soursop.

Cake Noodles Recipe

A delicious Tylun Pang recipe for cake noodles with veggie stir fry.

Charred Confit of Ahi

charred ahi filet
This brightly flavored ahi and risotto dish won the Best of the Fest award at the 2010 Kapalua Wine & Food Festival.

Hamoa Lemonade

maui lemonade mocktail
Add strawberry lemonade vodka to this recipe to transform Travassa's mocktail into a true cocktail.

Rib-eye Marinade

beef marinade recipe
Mahalo to Chef Craig Erickson of the Sea House Restaurant for this marinade recipe.

Stuck on Kiawe

kiawe cocktail
Our thanks to Sunny Savage for sharing her recipe for this kiawe cooler.

Holiday Potluck

holiday potluck feast
Our annual Holiday Test Kitchen stays close to home this year.

Quinoa Salad

quinoa salad dressing
Mahalo to Lynn Stettler of Café Carmen in Kihei for this recipe.

Holiday Test Kitchen 2012

We asked Chef Isaac Bancaco to guide us through the preparation of a four-course feast. The innovative chef enthusiastically agreed to share a few of his favorite recipes.

Island Recipes

Maui Dining & Food Stories

Maui Restaurants

lilikoi passionfruit

A Passion for Liliko‘i

Lilikoʻi is the Hawaiian word for passion fruit. While lilikoʻi can be eaten raw, its naturally high acidity makes it perfect for blending into baked goods, frozen custards, and drinks.