Down Island Maui Wowee Chicken Bites

Jeanette Nelson


The fusion of sweet and spicy flavors, the enticing Asian and Caribbean flavors, and the fruits that are grown in the Keys are combined to create a delicious Island taste sensation! A sensation so good that your friends and family will be begging for the recipe.

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25 Min


10 Min


1/4 c
finely chopped cilantro
1 lb
fresh ground chicken
2 Tbsp
island teriyaki sauce
1 tsp
sriracha hot sauce
2 Tbsp
minced papaya
2 Tbsp
minced maui sweet onion
2 clove
garlic, finely minced
1/2 tsp
roasted ground ginger (prefer mccormick gourmet collection)
1/2 tsp
ground curry powder
1/2 tsp
ground jamaican allspice (prefer mccormick)
1 tsp
coarse sea salt
ginger lime mango mayo:
1/2 c
mayonnaise with olive oil
1 tsp
roasted ground ginger (prefer mccormick gourmet collection)
1/2 c
dice ripe mango
1 Tbsp
fresh lime juice
1 tsp
lime zest
other ingredients:
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil, for brushing on grill
1/3 c
island teriyaki sauce, (prefer kona coast brand)
round butter crackers
bag (5 oz) mixed baby salad greens
1/2 c
finely chopped red onion

Directions Step-By-Step

In a large bowl combine the first eleven ingredients. Form into 36 patties, about 1/2 “ thick and 1 3/4” in diameter. (think the size of your butter cracker) Place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Refrigerate, covered until ready to cook.
To make the Ginger Lime Mango Mayo combine all mayo ingredients in a food processor and pulse until mayo mixture is smooth. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
Preheat a gas grill on medium-high heat. Brush vegetable oil on grill to create a non-stick surface. Place small patties on grill and cook until chicken is fully cooked, turning once, about 3-4 minutes each side. During the last few minutes of grilling, baste the patties with 1/3 cup of the Island Teriyaki Sauce.
Place 1/2 teaspoon of the Ginger Lime Mango Mayo on each Butter cracker, equal amounts of baby salad greens, top with chicken patty, and small amounts of diced red onion. Serve these amazing Down Island Maui Wowee Chicken Bites with remaining Ginger Lime Mango Mayo; Enjoy! Serves: 36, prep time: 25 minutes, grilling time: 10 minutes

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Poultry Appetizers
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #Caribbean