Recipes

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

All About Trout

trout recipe
Enjoy this recipe for Rainbow Trout Almondine courtesy of chef Riko Bartolome.

Tomahawk Steak

steak chimichurri
Private Chef Riko Bartolome shares his recipe for his tomahawk steak accompanied by stuffed, tempura fried squash blossoms.

Banana Lumpia

banana lumpia
Mahalo to Chef Tylun Pang for this yummy recipe for banana lumpia.

High Spirits

Maui Gold Cocktail
Enjoy these cocktail recipes to keep your holidays bright!

RECIPE: Steak Crudo with Finadene

Steak Crudo Recipe
Hone your culinary skills by recreating a recipe from one of the finest chefs & restaurants on Maui!

Crab-crusted Monchong

crab crusted monchong recipe
Pacific Rim flavors permeate this dish, with furikake flakes mixed into the crabmeat topping.

Ti-Leaf Baked Mahimahi

baked mahi recipe
Mama's Fish House Executive Chef Perry Bateman is creating a dish just for us: mahimahi wrapped and baked in ti leaves.

Kaua‘i Shrimp Recipe

Kauai shrimp recipe
Get an amazing recipe for Kaua‘i Shrimp Cedar-wrapped with Kula Herb-Garlic Butter and Sea Asparagus.

Lahaina Grill’s Roasted Roma Tomatoes

roasted tomato recipe
Get a delicious recipe for roasted roma tomatoes.

Corn Tamales

award winning corn tamales recipe
Executive Sous Chef Raymond Nicasio's award winning recipe for corn tamales.

Namasu with Crab and Ogo

This recipe incorporates English cucumbers, spiked with the crunch of ogo grown by island aquaculturalists. Shredded crab meat adds a touch of luxury.

Squid Lū‘au Recipe

Use this recipe to make up to 50 portions as a side dish.

Coconut Cloud Martini

coconut cloud martini
Create the ultimate tropical indulgence at home with this recipe!

Ulu Poke Recipe

Ulu Poke recipe
Got ʻulu (breadfruit) and not sure what to do with it? Try this unique and tasty recipe courtesy of chef Tylun Pang from the Fairmont Kea Lani in Wailea.

Papaya Crisp

papayas
Enjoy Kumu Farms’ papaya fruit crisp recipe courtesy of Emanuela “Manu” Vinciguerra.

Taro Gnocchi Recipe

homemade gnocchi
Mahalo to Chef Brian Etheredge for this taro gnocchi recipe.

Chicken Hekka

chicken hekka
Chef Sheldon Simeon prepared some amazing dishes for our 2014 Holiday Test Kitchen, including this chicken hekka recipe.

ʻAhi Poke Tacos Recipe

best ahi poke recipe
Follow this recipe from Pineapple Grill

Olive Oil Monchong

best monchong recipe
This tasty recipe by Chef Joey Macadangdang won two awards at the 2014 Kapalua Wine & Food Festival.

Fire and Ice

mango paloma cocktail
Locally grown Hawaiian chili pepper spikes up these icy, spicy drinks.

Warm Kabocha Salad

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

Snapper Recipe

Bev Gannon cookbook
"My cooks come up with two fish specials every night, allowing them to get creative in the kitchen.

Karaage Chicken Wings

karaage chicken wings recipe
The prep time for this karaage chicken wings recipe, including marinade, is 2 hours.

Prime Rib au Jus

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

Bali Hai May Call You

Mamas Fish house Cocktails
Find a dream world in a cocktail glass at Mama’s Fish House.

The Great Pohole Challenge

Pohole Pancetta and Roasted Tomato Pasta
Five award-winning chefs share recipes featuring pohole (fiddlehead fern).

The Skinny on Holiday Cocktails

skinny cocktails
Get 5 delicious cocktail recipes for the holidays.

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.