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huli huli pork

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Vickie Parks
Renton, WA

This is a great pork recipe, and it can be used for chicken, too. It's a popular dish in Hawaii. Prep time includes the minimal marinating time.

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 4 Hr
cook time 40 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For huli huli pork

  • 2 lb
    pork tenderloin
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/3 c
    reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar, packed
  • 3 Tbsp
    sweet mirin cooking wine (or lime juice)
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated fresh ginger
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 lg
    lime wedge, for garnish
  • 1 sprig
    fresh herb, for garnish

How To Make huli huli pork

  • 1
    Place pork in a large, heavy zip-lock plastic bag set in a shallow dish; set aside.
  • 2
    For marinade, in a small bowl combine ketchup, soy sauce, brown sugar, wine (or lime juice), ginger and garlic. Remove 1 cup of the mixture to a small bowl; cover and chill until needed. Pour remaining mixture over pork; seal bag. Marinate in refrigerator for 4 to 24 hours, turning bag occasionally. After marinating, drain pork.
  • 3
    FOR CHARCOAL GRILL, arrange coals around a drip pan. Test for medium-high heat above the pan. Place pork on grill rack over pan. Cover and grill 20 minutes. Brush with 1/4 cup of the reserved marinade. Cover and grill 15-20 minutes more or until an instant-read thermometer registeres 155°F when inserted into thickest part of the meat. FOR GAS GRILL, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium-high. Adjust for indirect cooking, and grill as directed above.
  • 4
    Remove pork from grill. Cover pork with foil and let stand 10 minutes before slicing. (The pork will rise another 5°F during standing.).
  • 5
    Meanwhile, place reserved 3/4 cup of marinade in a small saucepan, and heat through. Pass the sauce with the pork.
  • 6
    Garnish with lime wedges and sprigs of fresh herbs.