Ddukgalbi or Korean style beef patties, a popular dish in Hawaii brought over by Korean immigrants. Korean food has always been a part of Hawaii cuisine and Ddukgalbi is one of my favorites. You can make this "jun" style by dipping in egg and flour and frying patties in a frying pan.
If you are looking for a new chicken recipe, try this delicious twist on teriyaki chicken. The addition of peanut butter makes this chicken dish absolutely amazing!
Fishcake stuffed inari sushi is a local Hawaii favorite that you don't see as often, but is so ono and easy to make. Try this recipe for your next potluck and you will be very popular!
Super simple recipe for very flavorful hoisin chicken skewers - perfect for the BBQ grill and for potluck gatherings!
Nothing is more unique to Hawaii than li hing mui. Here is a delicious li hing mui cookie recipe from Deirdre Todd.
Try this Asian guacamole recipe with a slight twist!
Try this ono recipe for a nori-wrapped ahi katsu with an Aloha Shoyu, mustard mayo sauce that is out of this world!
The taste and aroma of sweet cinnamon rolls in the form of a cake - a lot easier to make when you are in the mood for a quick fix!
Gyoza made with Hawaii's favorite canned meat... Spam! If you love spam, you will love this recipe!
One of my favorite ways to eat lechon kawali is with tomatoes and onions. Lechon kawali is similar to the crispy Chinese roast pork - so feel free to use that as well. I just get mine from a Filipino restaurant or in Chinatown. You can also get a recipe off of this site as well and make your own.
Making homemade wonton soup is so easy and so much better than buying from a restaurant.
This dish is a family favorite that I came up with trying to mimic the seafood bowls that I used to pick up for lunch at Chinese takeout restaurants.
Perfect as an appetizer or served on a bed of spinach as a hearty salad.. topped with a zesty sriracha aioli!
A quick and easy side dish - Eggplant coated in a flavorful egg wash and flash fried to golden crisp!
A simple stir fry with two of my favorite things... shrimp and grilled onions!
Simple way to serve tofu....Korean-style!
Broken glass jello, a dessert classic that we all grew up eating!
These mini baked taco cups are super easy to make and you can use leftover rotisserie chicken or anything that you have in your refrigerator.
Try this twist on the popular andagi or Okinawan donut... the lemon zest gives the donut a fresh zing!
I can't think of a quicker meal than to throw together a seared ahi bowl. You can also used leftover poke which makes it even quicker.
A great stir fry noodle dish using rice noodles, tofu and bean sprouts. Simple, but full of flavor. Make without eggs or patis to make this truly vegetarian.
Baked pineapple spareribs made local hawaiian style. Sometimes mistakes in the kitchen make for a winner recipe. Credit for this recipe goes to a helpful goddaughter, so excited to be of help in the kitchen.
Chicken hekka is an old-time classic dish that most people in Hawaii grew up eating. It was a great way to use up whatever vegetables and meat that you had in the refrigerator.
This is a super easy casserole thats even better than taco night - prepare ingredients, layer in casserole dish, bake and serve! Add ground portuguese sausage to the ground beef mixture for and added island touch!
Bacon wrapped mochi, a really delicious and simplistic pupu that can be grilled or deep fried and served hot.