Recipes

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

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!

Taro Gnocchi Recipe

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

Sansei Special Roll

This delicious sushi roll recipe comes from D.K. Kodama's Sushi Chronicles From Hawaii.

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.

Rummed Up

Ritz Carlton Mai Tai Maui Hawaii
Getting into the spirit of the mai tai at the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua’s Alaloa Lounge.

Prime Rib au Jus

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

Choice Salad

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

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.

ʻAhi Poke Tacos Recipe

best ahi poke recipe
Follow this recipe from Pineapple Grill

Kona Lobster Potstickers Recipe

lobster potstickers
Mmmm! Kona Lobster Potstickers recipe with Shiitake Mushrooms, Heart of Palm, Soy-Chili Vinegar

Turmeric Tonic Spritzer Recipe

Turmeric tonic spritzer
Enjoy this tasty cocktail recipe featuring Hali‘imaile Distilling Company’s Paniolo Blended Whiskey.

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

beef tenderloin recipe
Get this recipe for roasted beef tenderloin.

Homemade Portuguese Sausage

Portugese Sausage
Learn how to make homemade Portuguese sausage with this recipe from our dining editor.

Banana Lumpia

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

Karaage Chicken Wings

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

Tiramisu

best tiramisu recipe
Taking a cue from Noble Chef 2014's Italian theme, Shurilla's tiramisu resembles a cup of cappuccino with a swirl of meringue as foam.

Roasted Vegetables

Lobster vinaigrette with vegetables
Mahalo to Chef Brian Etheredge for this recipe for roasted vegetables with lobster vinaigrette.

Ahi Poke by Chef Ikaika Manaku

Ikaika Manaku
In the kitchen with Mauka Makai's Chef Ikaika Manuku.

Upcountry Corn Malasadas with Eucalyptus Honey Butter

corn malasadas
Learn to make honey butter for this corn malasadas recipe.

Masters of Mixology 2016

guava cocktail
Eight locally-made cocktail recipes to savor.

Warm Kabocha Salad

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

Salt-crusted Onaga

salt baked fish recipe
Mahalo to Chef Chris Kulis for his recipe for salt-baked Hawaiian snapper.

Pickled Onion

pickled onions recipe
Chef Sheldon Simeon prepared some amazing dishes for our 2014 Holiday Test Kitchen, including this pickled onion recipe.

Sugarcane Grilled Prawns

grilled prawns recipe
This artistic and tasty prawn appetizer handily won the award for "Best of the Fest" at the 2009 Kapalua Wine & Food Festival.

Appealing Cocktails

cocktails
Get three delicious cocktail recipes featuring orange.

Jackfruit Popsicles

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

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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