Huli Huli Chicken originated in Hawaii in 1955 when Ernest Morgado roasted a big batch of chicken for a farmer’s group. It was marinated in his unique version of teriyaki sauce and cooked over an open charcoal pit – “huli” means turn in Hawaiian, a reference to the special rotating grills used to cook this special style of rotisserie chicken. It was such a huge hit, it became a signature dish all over Hawaii. This is an easy version of Huli Huli Chicken made with a few ingredients from Trader Joe’s, Island Soyaki already contains most of the ingredients needed for huli huli sauce, I just added little bit of ketchup and honey – grill the chicken on a charcoal bbq for the best flavor.
These are so convenient and can be found in the freezer section at Trader Joe’s
Serve with Trader Joe’s Calrose Rice & Hawaiian Mac Salad (recipe here) For my plate lunch salads, I usually make a simple Sweet & Sour Dressing, whisk together ¼ Cup Vegetable Oil, 2 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar, 1½ Tablespoons Granulated Sugar, ¼ Teaspoon Fine Sea Salt, ⅛ Ground Black Pepper