Recipes

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

Live Spicy Green Soup

live spicy green soup recipe
Mahalo to Chef Tyua Sereda of Joy's Place for this recipe.

Vietnamese Seared Beef

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

BBQ Ribs

Chinese bbq ribs recipe
Get Maui Chef Sheldon Simeon's Chinese BBQ Ribs recipe.

Apple Cider Beignets

Apple Cider Beignets recipe
So delicious!

Kanto Zouni (Ozoni)

ozoni recipe
Try Japengo Chef Jin's recipe for ozoni, a seafood broth traditionally enjoyed during Japanese New Year.

Passion Fruit Sangria

passionfruit sangria recipe
Mahalo to Maui Winery for this cocktail recipe.

Go, Cocktails! (RECIPES)

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Maui’s mobile bars bring craft-cocktail services right to your party.

Macadamia-nut-crusted Brie

brie
Chef Honda shows how to brown—not melt—the Brie. Honey-drenched Brie qualifies as pupu or dessert. Coat with mac nuts ground as fine as panko crumbs.

Maui Onion Shrimp and Lobster Cake

Shrimp Lobster Cake recipe
Mahalo to Chef D.K. Kodama of Sansei, Cane & Taro, and Vino Restaurants, for this delicious lobster cake 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.

Spinach Salad

spinach bacon salad
Add some bacon to your spinach salad!!! Mmmmmmm!

Upcountry Corn Malasadas with Eucalyptus Honey Butter

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

RECIPE: Coriander and Chili Gremolata Sauce/Marinade

John Sandbach
Texas native John Sandbach pays homage to both Texas and Maui in his culinary creations.

Toro! Toro! Toro!

Get the recipe for Morimoto’s Toro Tartare with Dashi Soy.

Mick’s Margarita

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

Lemongrass-cured Salmon

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

Stuck on Kiawe

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

Crusted Mahi Mahi

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

Masters of Mixology

adult shave ice on maui
Thirsty? We've compiled some of Maui's tastiest and most beloved cocktails and 'mocktails' for you!

Ocean Spiced Apple

spiced apple cocktail
Made with Ocean organic vodka. Try one tonight!

Milk Chocolate Almond Cake

chocolate almond cake recipe
Mahalo to Chef Anton Haines for this dessert recipe.

Freddie’s Cocktail

Spicy Caipirinha cocktail
"Leblon Cachaca is so vibrant and has such a unique, grassy profile. Kiwi and pineapple work well together and bring out the fresh, green, earthy characteristics of Cachaca," says mixologist Freddie Sconfienza.

Opakapaka & Mango Ceviche

This light and flavorful raw fish appetizer is a favorite at Mama's Fish House.

ʻAhi Poke

best ahi poke recipe
You will need 2 pounds of sashimi-grade ʻahi for this ʻahi poke recipe from Chef Sheldon Simeon.

Taro Gnocchi Recipe

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

Roasted Vegetables

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