This homemade Huli Huli sauce recipe is to prepare intensely sweet and savory sauce. Because its origin in Hawaii, it also calls Hawaii Huli Huli sauce. As it’s the teriyaki-style sauce, so it’s so popular in Hawaii. As a result, homemade Huli Huli sauce also becomes much popular for its taste and appetizing appeal. This is because it comes with simple mixture; it’s so easy to prepare for anybody. This sauce is used to marinate pork or chicken that’s often cooking on a rotisserie as always over an open fire.
The term “Huli” is a Hawaiian word, which means “turn” and what the legend is of it that the name comes from the fact its creator, Ernest Morgado. Because he made it by cooking the soy-marinated chicken between two grills, turning the grills on their sides to do so and named as well in the same way. Luckily the awesome cooking recipes of sauce are so tasty for those of us who like to keep things easy because it more than makes up for anything missing in a usual single home grill. So, let’s see how to make it easier with following ingredients and directions.
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
What You Need for Homemade Huli Huli sauce as Ingredients
- ¼ Cup Pineapple Juice
- 2 Tbsp. Ketchup
- ¼ Cup Brown Sugar
- ¼ Cup Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice
- 2 Tbsp. Soy Sauce or Tamari
- 1 Tbsp. Canola Oil
- 3 Cloves Garlic when it’s Finely Minced.
- 1 Tbsp. Fresh Ground Ginger
- Freshly Ground Kowalski’s Black Peppercorns and Kosher Salt so that you can make it tastier.
Directions for Marinade
- Use a medium mixing bowl to whisk together all ingredients.
Directions for Glaze
- Take a medium saucepan over medium-high heat so that you can whisk together all ingredients.
- Once the mixture gets to a bubble then cook about 5 min until sauce coats the back of a spoon.
- Cool somewhat before using to baste chicken while it cooks or to glaze cooked chicken.
- As a dipping sauce, you can also use this mixture warm or cool.