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Huli Huli Hawaiian Chicken

Huli Huli Hawaiian Chicken

Huli Huli Hawaiian Chicken is reminiscent of the chicken sold in Maui on the Road to Hana. With pineapple and a brown sugar glaze.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 2/3 cup pineapple tidbits or chunks
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 knobs ginger (grated)
  • 4 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 whole chicken (cut into 8 pieces or 4 bone-in, skin-on leg quarters or 8 - 12 thighs)
  • 2 - 4 teaspoons Canola oil


  • Preheat the broiler.
  • Add the soy sauce through the Worcestershire sauce to a food processor and pulse until smooth.
  • Rub the chicken with the canola oil and then broil skin side up, about 6″ from the element, for 8 minutes.
  • Flip and broil for another 8 minutes.
  • Brush the chicken with the glaze mixture and broil for an additional 16 minutes or so, flipping and basting every 4 minutes or until a digital meat thermometer registers between 165 - 180 degrees F (depending on what you're comfortable with).


Source: Adapted from Elly Says Opa!
You're Gonna Bake It After All
Keyword chicken, gluten free, main dish