Luau Party Menus

Luau Party Menus: A Feast From The Islands
By Gail Leino

When planning luau parties, you simply must have luau party menus. A true luau offers the guests several traditional Hawaiian dishes. With recipes all over the internet and in cookbooks at your local library, making luau party menus that are a success is never hard to do.

Some of the most popular recipes found for well rounded luau party menus are:

Kalua Pig

4 to 6 lbs pork butt chunk
2 to 3 tablespoons Hawaiian salt
2 tablespoons liquid smoke
Aluminum foil
Roasting pan

• Score the pork butt chunk all over
• Rub the Hawaiian salt and liquid smoke all over
• Wrap it in the aluminum foil so that no steam will escape
• Roast in the roasting pan in an over preheated to 450 degrees F for 1 hour. After the hour, reduce heat to 400 degrees F and cook for an additional 3 to 4 hours
• Shred the butt
• Add Hawaiian salt to taste
*Serves 6-8 people

Lomi Salmon

½ to ¾ lb salted salmon
½ large onion
1 bunch green onion
6 to 8 big tomatoes

• Dice the tomatoes and place them in a large mixing bowl
• Dice onion very fine and mix with the tomatoes
• Chop green onions and mix with the tomatoes
• Shred the salted salmon into small pieces and mix with the tomatoes
• Cover bowl and place in the refrigerator for half an hour
After half an hour, give the lomi salmon a taste. This dish is supposed to be salty, so you may need to add more salted salmon or a bit of salt. You can experiment with the amounts of salmon, onions and tomatoes to suit your taste.
*Serves 8-10 people

Chicken Long Rice

6 cups chicken broth
1 package long rice
Soy sauce to taste
Sugar to taste
1 ½ cups chicken strips
1 chopped medium onion
7 sliced mushrooms
1 minced clove of garlic
½ can water chestnuts
Green onions to taste

• Soak long rice in water for 15 to 20 minutes
• Cut into pieces about 6 to 8 inches
• Cook chicken in oil, garlic, onions, soy sauce and sugar
• Shred into short strips
• Bring 6 cups of chicken broth to a boil
• Add chicken, mushrooms, onions and water chestnuts into the broth
• Add the long rice and cook for 15 to 20 minutes
• Add green onions and serve warm
*Serves 12-15 people

Add some coconut and pineapple to your luau party menus and you will have a feast everyone can enjoy.

Mrs. Party… Gail Leino is the internet’s leading authority on selecting the best possible party supplies, using proper etiquette and manners while also teaching organizational skills and fun facts. Luau Party Supplies, party planning tips, menus, free printable games to help complete your event.

Leave a Reply