Oh, Labor Day! The official end of summer. We like to spend this long weekend at the beach : grilling, eating, drinking and relaxing. Of course we went to our favorite Chef, Ivan Flowers, asking him to create some delicious recipes for our Maui Maid Teriyaki Labor Day celebration. He came back with a fabulous menu designed to compliment all those grilled meats. He also incorporated our favorite fruits and vegetables from the summer.
Watermelon Salad with Teriyaki Marinated Grapes
1 Large Seedless Watermelon
1/2 Pound Red Seedless Grapes
Juice of 2 Limes
1/2 Tsp. Sugar
1 Bunch Fresh Basil
Place in a cold stainless steel bowl.
In a separate bowl split (cut grapes in half) 1/2 pound of red baby grapes
Sprinkle with 1/8 cup fresh lime juice
Then 1/2 teaspoon of sugar
Then add 2 tablespoons of freshly chopped basil
Now add 1/8 cup of Maui Maid Teriyaki to the grapes
Combine grapes with watermelon….serve chilled
Grilled Corn on the Cob with Lemon Garlic Teriyaki Butter
6 Cobs of Corn
1 Cup Unsalted Butter
Juice of 1 Lemon
3 Cloves Garlic
2 Tbsp. Maui Maid Teriyaki
Wrap husked corn in aluminum foil with a pat of unsalted butter and three
Place on the grill where the heat is medium low and cook for 30 minutes
Combine 1 cup of butter with the juice of 1 lemon
Add three cloves of finely minced garlic
Now add 2 tablespoon of Maui Maid Teriyaki
Whip butter in a mixer for 1 minute, then roll in parchment paper and
refrigerate for 30 minutes
Remove corn and glaze with butter mixture…..Enjoy
Labor Day Condiment for Hamburgers & Franks
1 cup ketchup
1/4 cup Maui Maid Teriyaki
1/2 cup minced sweet onionsDash smoked Texas salt
Combine and enjoy
1 cup golden yellow mustard
1/4 cup Maui Maid Teriyaki
4 teaspoons sweet chili sauce
1/8 cup fresh orange juice
Dash curry powder
Teriyaki Glazed Chicken
Use as a glaze
1 Cup tomato paste
1/4 cup Maui Maid Teriyaki Sauce
1/8 Brown Sugar
1/4 Cup red wine vinegar
2 teaspoon granulated garlic
1/4 cup fresh pineapple juice
Happy Labor Day! For more recipes please visit us at http://www.teriyakiworld.net
Father’s Day is just around the corner and we thought we would create some manly dishes just for Dad. When we think about Dad, we think meat and potatoes. But we wanted to add a Maui Maid twist. We hope you enjoy these recipes and happy Father’s Day!
Spicy Sweet Teriyaki Ribs
4 Lb Pork Baby Back Ribs
4 Garlic Cloves, peeled
1 Tsp. Black Peppercorns
1/3 Cup Apricot Jam
½ Cup Spicy Maui Maid Teriyaki Marinade
Juice of 1 Orange
1 Tsp. Granulated Garlic
1 Tbs. Mae Ploy Sweet Chili Sauce
1 Tsp. Worcestershire Sauce
Salt & Pepper
Boil ribs with the peppercorns and garlic cloves for 2o minutes.
Remove from water and drain ribs on a rack. Let ribs cool completely.
Microwave apricot jam until melted and combine with Spicy Maui Maid Teriyaki, juice of the orange, Worcestershire sauce, granulated garlic & sweet chili.
Once ribs are completely chilled, heat grill to medium heat. Salt & pepper both sides of the ribs. Brush ribs with ½ of the sauce & place on grill. Continue brushing with remaining sauce while grilling. Grill 15-20 minutes.
Okay, you have the meat, now the potatoes. How about a spin on potato salad? Our version is warm, crispy and full of flavor!
Crispy Teriyaki Potato Salad
6 Medium Yukon Gold Potatoes, diced
3 Garlic Cloves, peeled
3 Sprigs of Thyme
1 Tsp. Black Peppercorns
4 Scallions, chopped
1 Tbs. Salt
½ Cup Mayonnaise
3 Tbs. Maui Maid Teriyaki Marinade
¼ Cup Canola Oil
Place diced (skin on) potatoes in pot of cold water with garlic cloves, thyme, salt & peppercorns. Water should just cover potatoes. Bring potatoes to a boil & cook until tender.
Drain potatoes & then dry on paper towels.
Combine mayonnaise & Maui Maid Teriyaki Marinade, set aside.
Salt & pepper dried potatoes right before cooking. Heat a sauté pan with the canola oil over medium heat. Sauté potatoes until crispy. Place on towels to remove excess oil. While potatoes are still warm, combine with teriyaki mayonnaise & then add chopped scallions.
* Take this over the top by adding crumbled bacon!
We though about creating a cocktail to go with this feast, but then thought, what is better with ribs and potatoes than an ice cold beer?
Cheers! Happy Father’s Day! For more Maui Maid Teriyaki recipes please visit http://www.teriyakiworld.net
We at Maui Maid love a really delicious Easter ham, but were at times a little perplexed at exactly how to prepare those cooked hams from the supermarket so that they were just as flavorful as those expensive gourmet hams that one buys already glazed and sliced. So, we enlisted the help of our favorite chef, Ivan Flowers and he demystified the process for us! We think that once you make this ham, you will NEVER buy those expensive hams again. After the recipes, we also have some really great cooking tips from Chef Flowers that should help to make your Easter dinner not only delicious, but stress free.
Slow Baked Smoked Easter Ham with Grilled Pineapple Teriyaki Glaze
By Chef Ivan Flowers
1 Smoked fully cooked Ham, Bone in 8 to 10 pounds
1 small Del Monte Gold Pineapple
½ cup Maui Maid Teriyaki Sauce
3 tablespoons garlic puree ( 3 tablespoons olive oil and 8 garlic cloves placed in a blender till smooth)
Juice of 1 lemon and 1 orange
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
Slowly bake ham at 300f degrees for 2 hours or till warm in center
Grill pineapple slices (core removed) on each side for 4 minutes till caramelized
Cube pineapple into small cubes and place in a sauté pan with olive oil and garlic puree and sauté till caramelized (5 minutes)
Deglaze with Teriyaki sauce and reduce (5 minutes)
Add butter and juice of 1 lemon and 1 orange and vinegar and reduce by 1/3
Place mixture in a blender and pulse for 20 seconds till smooth
Raise oven temp to 450F degrees and liberally baste ham
Allow ham to cook for 15 minutes till pineapple glaze is nicely browned
Of course, man (or woman!) cannot live on ham alone (although after trying it, you may want to!) so Chef Ivan Flowers also created a side dish using the fresh spring flavors of green beans.
Panko Crusted Fresh Green Beans with Spiced Teriyaki Butter
By Chef Ivan Flowers
1 pound fresh green beans
1/8 pound unsalted butter
2 tablespoons Maui Maid Spicy Teriyaki Sauce
3 garlic cloves smashed
Juice of 1 lemon
½ cup Panko bread crumbs
Soften butter and add Maui Maid Spiced Teriyaki sauce, mix and blend well. Make sure it is smooth.
Roll mixture in parchment paper till a cylinder forms and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Place green beans in lemon infused boiling water for 6 minutes or till al dente. Reserve
Place teriyaki butter in sauté pan with green beans and garlic cloves and sauté till coated, then remove cloves.
Sprinkle panko on to green beans and sauté till the bread crumbs start to get crispy
Place on a baking sheet and finish under a broiler for 3 minutes
Okay, now those tips from the Chef that we promised…
1. Always warm your pre-cooked/smoked ham at 300 degrees so it does not dry out.
2. Once ham is warmed through, add the glaze & turn up oven to 450 degrees. Glaze should be perfectly caramelized in about 15 minutes.
3. Save your ham bone. Store in the freezer and use for fantastic split pea soup.
4. If making mashed potatoes, add garlic cloves (peeled), black peppercorns, fresh thyme and rosemary sprigs to the water when boiling the potatoes. It will infuse the potatoes with wonderful flavor.
5. Do your prep Friday and Saturday BEFORE Easter. So you are not just cooking all day & can enjoy the holiday.
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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.
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.
Happy Oscar party!
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