Wednesday, September 14, 2016

HuliHuli Chicken! Guest post from Man!

The Huli-Huli Chicken is happening TODAY! 'Twas
marinated in kicked-up-a-notch brine overnight and the coals are just about ready for cooking. At some point I'll begin cooking the leg-o-lamb when the chicken is further along. It's BBQ... it will be readay when its ready!

Huli Huli Chicken - Hawaiian Chicken Recipe

Huli Huli Chicken Brine

1 Cup - Kosher Salt
1/2 Cup - White Sugar
2-3 - Bay Leaves
2 tsp - Granulated Garlic
6 Cups - Ice 
4 Cups - Cold Water 
1 Cup - Hot Water
5 to 6 pound - Whole Chicken (split in half) see video.
Brine Directions
Combine hot water, bay leaves, salt, sugar, garlic and mix until dissolved.
Add cold water, ice and chicken. Ensure chicken is submerged.
Refrigerate 4-12 hours.
Dry Rub
2 TBS - Granulated Garlic
2 TBS - Kosher Salt
1 TBS - Paprika
1 TBS - Cayenne
1 TBS - Granulated Onion
1 TBS - Black Pepper
1 tsp - Cumin
Dry Rub Directions
Mix all ingredients until well combined.
Huli Huli Sauce 
1 Cup - Pineapple Juice
1/2 Cup - Ketchup
1/2 Cup - Lite Soy Sauce
2 TBS - Apple Cider Vinegar
1/2 Cup - Light Brown Sugar
4 Coins - Fresh Ginger
Huli Huli Sauce Directions
Combine all ingredients in a medium sauce pan over medium heat and bring to a boil.
Reduce to a simmer and cook until reduced and thickened, 10-15 minutes.
Remove chicken from brine and pat dry.
Season liberally with dry rub.
Preheat grill with 1 small piece of apple wood (or kiawe wood) to 350º.
Grill Chicken over direct heat until it reaches 160º, flipping every 5 minutes. Approximately 45 minutes..
Generously baste chicken on both sides with Huli Huli sauce and continue to cook until the sauce has set and the chicken reaches an internal temperature of a minimum of 165º.

This is a comment from our guest that he posted on Facebook to HIS friends:
To all my Hawaiian frenz, I got to sample um and was broke-da-mouth Ono! Mahalos to Scott Wallace and Ohana for bringing back memories of growing up in the islands. Epic!


Niki said...

When a Hawaiian complements your HuliHuli chix, you know you are doing something right.
Thanks for the post, Scott, and i hope i have a chance to try some of this.

Elizabeth said...

this sounds really good! Will it be available on Farm Day? (hint hint) :)