Recipes

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

Pickled Onion

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

Olive Oil Monchong

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

Upcountry Corn Malasadas with Eucalyptus Honey Butter

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

Chicken Hekka

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

Hook, Line & Supper (VIDEO + RECIPES)

Maui fishing charter
Our private chef turns an invasive species into a yummy meal. This story includes recipes for Macadamia Nut Caper Sauce and Green Chermoula!

Coconut Cream Filling

coconut cream filling
Coconut cream filling.... Mmmmmm!!!

Masters of Mixology

guava cocktail
Eight locally-made cocktail recipes to savor.

ʻAhi Poke Tacos Recipe

best ahi poke recipe
Follow this recipe from Pineapple Grill

Rib-eye Marinade

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

Seafood Pho

best pho recipes
What makes pho so glorious? Can it really cure what ails you?

Hana Haze

hana haze cocktail
Bartender Eric Martinez from the Four Seasons Resort Maui conjured up this magical cocktail. His choice of garnish was inspired by the lush environment of Hana: a candied hibiscus.

Kula Onion and Surfing Goat Dairy Cheese Flatbread

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

Breadfruit Nog

ulu egg nog
Ross Steidel of Perfect Pour Maui created two versions of ‘ulu nog: one with eggs and cream, one vegan.

Lemon-Macadamia Olive Oil Cake

lemon macadamia cake recipe
Featuring Sammy’s Beach Bar Macadamia Nut Rum Glaze.

Macadamia-Nut-Crusted Mahimahi

mac nut crusted mahimahi
Another delicious recipe from Chef Tylun Pang's "What Maui Likes To Eat."

Braised Kobe Beef Short Ribs

braised kobe beef short ribs
This sumptuous short rib entree was served at the 2011 Aipono Awards Gala.

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.

Bouillabaisse

Bouillabaise recipe
You will need monchong, mahimahi, and skinless red snapper for this tasty Bouillabaisse recipe.

Watermelon Shochu Cocktail

watermelon cocktail
Japengo general manager Matt Rapping shared this refreshing recipe that uses Shochu, a distillate usually made from rice, but sometimes from sweet potato or other carbohydrate.

Sashimi Recipe

best sashimi recipes
Mahalo to Chef Cameron Lewark for this sashimi recipe.

Crab Cannelloni Recipe

Taverna Restaurant Maui
Contrasting flavors of creamy cheesiness and bright, fresh tomatoes dazzle your taste buds in this recipe for Taverna’s Maui Crab Cannelloni / Manicotti.

Ulupalakua Golden Lehua

pineapple wine cocktail
Try this playful cocktail created by Greg Shepherd at Cow Pig Bun. We found it a spirit-driven cocktail with subtle reminders of a mai tai.

Hamoa Lemonade

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

Salt-crusted Onaga

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

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.

Tomahawk Steak

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

Creamy Mascarpone

polenta recipe
Mahalo to Chef Anton Haines for this recipe.

Island Recipes