Recipes

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

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The recipe for crowd-pleasing party pupus gives the how-to for Steamed Mussles in Saffron Broth, Crab Rangoon with Three Sauces, Volcano Poke, and his New York Roll.

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.

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.

Vietnamese Seared Beef

Vietnamese beef
Mahalo to Chef Greg Grohowski for this recipe for Vietnamese beef.

Salt-crusted Onaga

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

Hamoa Lemonade

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

Corn Tamales

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

Knockout Punches

Ulupalakua Punchr recipe
Need a holiday punch recipe? We’ve got you covered with a one-two punch.

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."

Mick’s Margarita

maui tropical cocktails
Mahalo to Fleetwood's on Front Street for Mick's margarita recipe.

Sake, for Goodness Sake

sake ohyama nigori
Pure, expertly crafted sake is a great alternative to more traditional beverages. Move beyond traditional cultural pairing, and you’ll find an array of compatible offerings.

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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