Kapu Kai Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Kapu Kai is a traditional Hawaiian dish that features tender chicken marinated in a flavorful blend of soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and pineapple juice. The chicken is then grilled to perfection, resulting in a juicy and delicious main course. This dish is often served with steamed rice and a side of fresh tropical fruits for a complete Hawaiian meal.

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Kapu Kai

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Ingredients for Kapu Kai Recipe

  • 4 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1/4 cup Soy Sauce
  • 2 tablespoon Fresh Ginger, Grated
  • 2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 cup Pineapple Juice
  • as per your need Optional: Splash Of Lime Juice
  • as per your need Steamed Rice, For Serving
  • as needed Fresh Tropical Fruits, For Serving

Directions: Kapu Kai Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, combine soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and pineapple juice to make the marinade.
  • STEP 2.Add the chicken to the marinade and let it marinate for at least 1 hour, or overnight for maximum flavor.
  • STEP 3.Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  • STEP 4.Remove the chicken from the marinade and grill for about 6-8 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
  • STEP 5.Serve the Kapu Kai with steamed rice and a side of fresh tropical fruits.
  • STEP 6.Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • For extra flavor, you can add a splash of lime juice to the marinade.
  • Make sure to preheat the grill properly to ensure even cooking.
  • If you don't have a grill, you can also cook the chicken in a skillet or bake it in the oven.
  • Feel free to customize the marinade by adding your favorite herbs and spices.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Kapu Kai can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, gently warm the chicken in a skillet or microwave until heated through.
  • Serve the Kapu Kai as a main course with steamed rice and a side of fresh tropical fruits.
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat< 1 g Protein3 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
  • Fiber


  • Carbs
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber


  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp