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St. Patrick’s Day… Hawaiian Style

So, as much as we love Irish food (did we mention our obsession with Irish Soda bread?), we challenged Chef Ivan Flowers to deliciously incorporate our Maui Maid Teriyaki Marinade into some traditional Irish flavors.  Well, he knocked it out of the park.  So, please enjoy these recipes and Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

 

Sweet and Sour Braised Pork Stuffed Napa Cabbage Roll*

by Chef Ivan Flowers

 

Serves Four

1 head Napa cabbage

1 pound fresh ground pork

1 each 12 ounce can whole San Marzano tomatoes

1 small sweet onion finely chopped

2 tablespoons garlic puree

¼ cup white vinegar

¼ cup sugar

2 cups Chardonnay

2 cups cooked white rice

¼ cup Maui Maid Teriyaki sauce

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons mascarpone cheese

Juice of 2 lemons

2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce

2 teaspoons fresh chopped tarragon

 

Place cabbage in salted boiling water for 8 minutes with lemon juice

Remove cool and separate into individual leafs.  Make sure to slice middle ridge so the leaf is totally flat for rolling, reserve

Heat a large sauté pan with olive oil over medium heat

Place onions in pan and sweat for 7 minutes

Add pork and sauté for another 10 minutes making sure to break up pork with a spoon as you sauté

Add garlic puree and cook till garlic is caramelized

Now add  Spicy Maui Maid Teriyaki Marinade and reduce till mixture has reduced.

Drain off excess liquid and cool mixture at room temperature

Add cooked rice along with mascarpone cheese and chopped fresh tarragon. Combine well

Take a tablespoon of mixture and place in cabbage leaf, roll tightly to form a cabbage burrito roll

 

The Sauce

Pulse tomatoes with the liquid in a blender for 20 seconds

Add tomatoes to a pot along with vinegar, sugar, white wine and sweet chili sauce and reduce by 1/3

Place cabbage rolls in a baking dish and cover with liquid by two thirds

Cover with aluminum foil and place in a 350F degree oven for 25 minutes

Serve in a bowl and drizzle sauce over cabbage

 

Stuffed Cabbage

 

 

 

 

 

*Note- if you choose Maui Maid All Natural Spicy Teriyaki Marinade, this recipe is gluten free!

 

This next  Irish inspired recipe is for all of us that are always pressed for time.  Chef Flowers created this so that it can be on table in less than 15 minutes!

 

Corned Beef Reuben, Spiced Teriyaki Swiss Fondue and Creamy Cole Slaw

by Chef Ivan Flowers

 

Serves Four

 

1 pound sliced corned beef

8 slices rye bread

2 tablespoons Spicy Maui Maid Teriyaki sauce

½ pound aged Swiss cheese cut into ¼ inch pieces

1 tablespoon unsalted butter softened

½ pound store bought chilled creamy mayonnaise based cole slaw, excess liquid drained

 

Brush both sides of rye bread with butter and place in a sauté pan over medium high heat for 2 minutes on each side.  Just enough to toast.

Place swiss cheese in a bowl and add Maui Maid teriyaki sauce. Cover with plastic wrap

Place sliced corned beef in a bowl with 2 tablespoons of water, and then cover with plastic wrap

Place warm toast on plate, and then microwave corn beef for 1 minute

Then microwave cheese teriyaki mixture for 90 seconds or till a smooth gooey fondue appears. Stir well.

Place corned beef on bread, spoon over swiss fondue, place cole slaw on top

Cut in half and serve with a new pickle and steak cut fries

Offer a side of thousand island dressing

Reuben Sandwich

 

 

 

 

 

For more recipes go to http://www.teriyakiworld.net

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Shamrocks

 

 

 

 

 

Award Worthy Oscar Snacks

We don’t know about you, but we love the Oscars!  The fashion, the stars and especially, the excuse to have a party.  So we thought we would share with you some award worthy snacks and cocktails to share with your friends on this upcoming Oscar night.

This Teriyaki Satay sauce, created by Chef Ivan Flowers, works well on chicken, beef, pork, veggies and even pasta.

Spiced Teriyaki Peanut Butter Satay Sauce

2 cups peanut butter

3 ounces Spiced Maui Maid Teriyaki Sauce

Juice of 1 lime and 1 lemon

2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro

Place peanut butter in a metal bowl over boiling water

Whisk till smooth then add teriyaki sauce, lemon and lime juice and chopped cilantro

Place vegetable or meat of choice on skewers.  Remember if they are wooden to soak  in water at least 10 minutes.  Grill skewered meat or vegetables & brush generously with Teriyaki Satay sauce during last few minutes of grilling.  Serve warm or at room temperature with extra sauce for dipping.

Teriyaki Chicken Satay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now, you are going to want to serve a cocktail (or two!) to your guests.  Why not a Bloody Mary Bar?  Make the Bloody Mary mix (recipe follows), then serve with a choice of vodkas (plain, citrus flavored, spicy) and add-ins like: olives, limes, bacon, celery, pickled okra etc. Your guests will have a ball “creating” their Bloody Mary masterpieces.

Teriyaki Bloody Mary Mix

2 -46 ounce Bottles of Low Sodium V-8 or Tomato Juice

6 ounces Maui Maid Teriyaki Marinade

2 Tablespoons Horseradish

Juice of 3 Lemons

Juice of 2 Limes

1 Tablespoon Black Pepper

Combine ingredients and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Teriyaki Bloody Mary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Happy Oscar party!

For more recipes go to http://www.teriyakiworld.net

 

 

 

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