September 4, 2018

Say Hello to Huli-Huli Veggie Bowls

Huli-huli is a traditional Hawaiian dish, made with chicken that’s marinated in a sweet-and-sour sauce and turned many times during cooking. In this dish, we’ve replaced the chicken with tofu, but you can use chicken if you prefer. We paired it with bowls full of whole-grain rice and veggies. HULI-HULI VEGGIE BOWLS Ingredients: 8 ounces extra-firm tofu (or 1 cup cooked chicken meat, cut into pieces) 1½ cups pineapple juice ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 4 tsp. minced ginger 4 green onions, sliced thinly 2 Tbs. low-sodium natural ketchup 2 tsp. sesame oil ¼ […]
June 27, 2017

Okonomiyaki: A Pancake with Asian Flair

This savory spinach pancake has Japanese influences but is often served in Hawaii. When you sprinkle on the thin bonito flakes just before serving, watch them dance around from the residual heat of the pancake. It’s dairy free, too. Look for bonito flakes at Asian grocers, or in the Asian section of most grocery stores. It’s traditional to serve this pancake family-style and to let diners cut off slices at the table. Ingredients: 5 large eggs 1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce 1 tsp. water ½ cup whole-wheat flour 1 cup finely chopped or shredded fresh spinach (remove large stems before […]