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Hawaiian Sauce

Hawaiian Sauce is made with orange and pineapple juice, and tamari. Everything comes together in around 10 minutes. This is such a great sauce that even picky eaters will devour, because it is fresh, satisfying and has all the amazing island flavors that you dream of.

The Hawaiian Sauce in a glass jar.

If you follow me for some time, you know I like to make condiments myself, because they what makes any meal great.

Think of my Sweet and Sour Sauce, the Bang Bang Sauce, or my Catalina Dressing

Ingredients for the Hawaiian Sauce assembled on a wooden board.

Why you will love this Huli Huli sauce

Multi purpose: If you prefer sauces that you can use for multiple dishes, you can count on this Hawaiian Sauce as a marinade, for dipping, as BBQ sauce. It is even great with broccoli or rice and pasta.

It is perfect for meal prep and even freezes well.

I tested this recipe a lot and with the combination of ingredients seriously gives  the most amazing result. But I also share step by step pictures so you can exactly see what you need to do to get an amazing result.

All ingredients are in a small saucepan.

What you need for this Hawaiian sauce recipe

  • Pineapple juice
  • Orange juice
  • Tamari
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder

 

  • Corn starch
  • Water
  • Ketchup
  • Vinegar
  • Mustard

Showing the Hawaiian Sauce after cooking in a small saucepan with a wire whisk.

How to make Hawaiian sauce

Combine pineapple, orange juice, ketchup, tamari, garlic, onion powder, vinegar, mustard and a pinch salt and pepper in a small saucepan and bring to boil. Reduce heat and let it simmer.

Next mix cornstarch with water and add to the pot while stirring. Let it cook a bit until the sauce thickens.

Transfer to jar after it has cooled down. Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container for 1 week in the fridge.

A portion of vegan meatballs covered in Hawaiian Sauce.

Freezing instructions

Before freezing, always let his sauce cool down completely. Use freezer bags or containers.

This sauce can be stored in the freezer for around 6 months.

Make sure to thaw the Hawaiian Sauce completely before reheating, use low or medium temperature.

A chicken dish with Hawaiian Sauce.

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Cheers, Florian.

The Hawaiian Sauce in a glass jar.

Hawaiian Sauce

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Hawaiian Sauce is made with orange and pineapple juice, and tamari. Everything comes together in around 10 minutes. This is such a great sauce that even picky eaters will devour, because it is fresh, satisfying and has all the amazing island flavors that you dream of.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups pineapple juice
  • 1/3 cup tamari
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp mustard
  • 2 Tbsp corn starch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • salt, pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine pineapple, orange juice, ketchup, tamari, garlic, onion powder, vinegar, mustard and a pinch salt and pepper in a small saucepan and bring to boil. Reduce heat and let it simmer.
  2. Next mix cornstarch with water and add to the pot while stirring. Let it cook a bit until the sauce thickens.
  3. Transfer to jar after it has cooled down.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 2 Tbsp
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 66Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 440mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 1gSugar: 5gProtein: 1g
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