Hawaiian Chicken BBQ: Grilled Huli Huli Chicken

If you are really passionate about barbecue, just like us, and want to add a special flavor to your food, you will surely love this recipe. This Hawaiian chicken recipe is very simple to cook and, at the same time, has an irresistible flavor. So, check out a Grilled Chicken Huli Huli recipe. 

Hawaiian cuisine incorporates distinct styles of food, reflecting its historical settlements and immigration. There are traces from asian countries, such as China, Japan and Philippines, but also european such as Portugal. This mix of cultures provided a lot of unique dishes and techniques of seasoning to be created.

This recipe we choose brings a sweet and savory glaze that is fantastic and will bring Hawaii directly to your table. Enjoy!


You’re going to need:

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 3/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup sherry or chicken broth
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger root
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 24 boneless chicken thighs (about 6 pounds)


Steps to prepare and cook:

  1. In a small bowl, mix the first 6 ingredients. Reserve 1-1/3 cups for basting; cover and refrigerate. 
  2. Divide remaining marinade between 2 large shallow dishes. Add 12 chicken thighs to each; turn to coat. Refrigerate, covered, for 8 hours or overnight.
  3. Drain chicken, discarding marinade.
  4. Grill chicken, covered, on an oiled rack over medium heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°; baste occasionally with reserved marinade during the last 5 minutes.


This Hawaiian flavour will give your next barbecue a special taste! Stay tuned on our blog for more recipes like that to improve your cooking experience.

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Fonte: https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/grilled-huli-huli-chicken/