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    Hawaiian Recipes

    Hawaiian Tuna Recipe

      I found this recipe courtesy of Williams-Sonoma. Hawaiian Tuna Recipe Ingredients: For the confit carrots: 1 lb. organic carrots 1 Tbs. yellow mustard seeds 2 pieces fresh ginger, each 1 inch long 1 tsp. low-sodium soy sauce 2 cups grapeseed oil, plus more as needed For the tuna: 1 1/2 lb. sushi-grade center-cut ahi tuna Extra-virgin olive oil as needed Kosher salt, to taste For the soy caramel: 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce Juice of 1 lemon For the crispy ginger: Canola oil for shallow frying 1 large piece fresh ginger, 2 inches long, unpeeled Radish sprouts for garnish Directions: To make the…

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    Hawaiian Recipes,  Luau,  Tropical Kitchen

    Hawaiian Thanksgiving Recipes

    Today I thought it would be fun to feature Hawaiian Thanksgiving recipes. I found a few new ones that I want to try this year.  For Breakfast – King’s Hawaiian Pumpkin French Toast with maple pumpkin cream sauce.  Several Hawaiian Thanksgiving Recipes including Hawaiian Portugese Smoked Turkey Kalua Turkey A complete Hawaiian Thanksgiving menu including steamed mahimahi laulau. King’s Hawaiian Bread Stuffing Rice Stuffing Pani Popo Hawaiian Rolls with Coconut Milk Big Island Green Bean Casserole Hawaiian Style Thanksgiving Yam Casserole Ti Leaf Cornucopia Centerpiece  Macademia Nut Pie Chiffon Pie (Lilikoi) Haupia Pumpkin Pie Which recipe is your favorite? View more Hawaiian recipes here.

  • Chilled Mango Gazpacho Recipe

    Chilled Mango Gazpacho Recipe by: James Babian As shown on The Today Show Makes 4 servings INGREDIENTS • 2 cups fresh chopped mango • 2 large yellow tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped • 1 garlic clove, chopped • 1 shallot • 1/2 cup peeled and rough chopped cucumber • 1/4 cup roughly chopped celery • 2 lemons, juice squeezed • 2 ounces extra virgin olive oil • Salt and fresh black pepper to taste For garnish • 1/4 cup each: Fine-diced avocado, cucumber, red bell pepper, cilantro leaves. DIRECTIONS Combine all ingredients except olive oil in blender. Process until smooth by slowly adding oil. Strain and refrigerate for two hours…

  • Sweet Potato-Coconut Puree Recipe

    Sweet potato-coconut puree by James Babian As shown on the Today Show Makes 4 servings INGREDIENTS   • 1 pound sweet potatoes, orange or purple • 5-6 ounces coconut milk, heated • 2 ounces butter, melted • Sea salt or kosher salt to taste • Fresh ground pepper to taste DIRECTIONS In a large pot, steam or boil the potatoes until tender, for approximately 30 to 60 minutes, until potatoes are easily pierced with a toothpick. Drain the potatoes and peel. Pass potatoes through a food mill or puree with a fork. Add the remaining ingredients and whip with a whisk, to desired consistency. Adjust seasonings and consistency. Cover and…

  • Papaya Salsa Recipe

    Papaya salsa recipe by James Babian As seen on the Today Show Makes 4 servings INGREDIENTS • 1 ripe papaya, peeled, seeded and diced • 1 tablespoon red bell pepper, diced • 1 tablespoon sweet onion, diced • 2 teaspoons chives, minced • 1 teaspoon cilantro, chopped • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated • Sea salt or kosher salt to taste • Fresh ground pepper, to taste • 1-2 teaspoons fresh jalapeno, finely minced (optional) DIRECTIONS In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and adjust seasoning. Refrigerate until half an hour before serving. Let salsa come to room temperature before serving. Note: Salsa is also good with chilled shellfish, chicken…

  • Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi Recipe

    Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi Recipe by James Babian as seen on the Today show Makes 4 servings INGREDIENTS For fish • 4 6-ounce fish fillets, approximately 1/2-inch thick • Sea or kosher salt and fresh-ground pepper • 2 eggs • Olive oil for frying For crust • 1/4 cup macadamia nuts, crushed • 1/4 cup plain white bread crumbs • 1 teaspoon orange zest • 1 teaspoon lime zest • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced • 1 teaspoon chives, minced • 1 teaspoon basil, chopped DIRECTIONS Season both sides of the fish fillets with the sea or kosher salt, and fresh-ground pepper. In a bowl, beat the eggs. Dip the…