Recipes

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

Jackfruit Popsicles

Halo Halo Popsicles
Get a recipe for creamy, frozen coconut-ube-jackfruit popsicles.

Masters of Mixology

mixology
14 island cocktail recipes!

Karaage Chicken Wings

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

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.

The Gregular

cow pig bun, best cocktail in maui
The owner of Cow Pig Bun created this classic Old Fashioned. He makes it with Japanese whiskey, which “tends to be a little peaty, more like a scotch."

Crusted Mahi Mahi

Kalo crusted Mahimahi
Mahalo to Chef Justin Pardo of Market Fresh Bistro for this recipe.

Stuck on Kiawe

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

Lahaina Grill’s Roasted Roma Tomatoes

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

Apple Cider Beignets

Apple Cider Beignets recipe
So delicious!

Monkeypod Mai Tai

tropical mai tai recipe
The Monkeypod Mai Tai is popular is because it is well balanced and refreshingly tart. We also use the best possible ingredients.

Lemongrass-cured Salmon

Clever pastry spoons loaded with salmon and roe wowed guests at the 2010 Noble Chef gala.

Duo’s Tofu Scramble

tofu scramble
Hungry for an indulgent yet guilt-free breakfast? Skinny up to a Southwestern-style tofu scramble.

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.

Inasal: Grilled Vegetables & Meat

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

Lavender Nutmeg Crème Brûlée

creme brulee recipe
This crème brûlée recipe from Five Palms Lahaina makes 6 servings.

Maui Banana Bread

banana bread chef
This wonderful banana bread won 1st place at the 2011 Maui Ag Fest The bread was moist and sweet, its flavor reminiscent of sun dried bananas.

Sangrita Bloody Mary

bloody mary recipes
A Bloody Mary mix turned fruity, it’s the perfect accompaniment to a shot of blanco tequila.

Cake Noodles Recipe

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

The Great Pohole Challenge

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

Choice Salad

Salad with Lemon Maple Dressing
Mahalo to Choice Health Bar in Lahaina for providing this healthy recipe.

Savoring the Burn

chili pepper water
Locals splash chili pepper water on just about anything, but the origin of this ubiquitous Hawai‘i condiment remains a mystery.

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.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Vegan Recipes

vegan recipes
Delicious recipes for vegan mac & cheese, lu‘au leaf w/ roasted garlic dip, vegan nut cream, garlic mash potatoes with vegan gravy, and kabocha pie.

Papaya Crisp

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

Rack of Lamb

lamb chops
Rack of lamb gets a warm reception, arriving dressed in a pistachio-panko crust.

The Great Coffee Challenge

pork tacos Four Season Wailea Maui
We asked a few of our favorite chefs for recipes using Maui coffee. Talk about creative!

Bacon-wrapped Venison

bacon venison
Mahalo to Chef Chris Kulis for this recipe for Maui venison wrapped in bacon.

Island Recipes

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.

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