All Purpose Hawaiian Marinade

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Savvy Hostess

I originally concocted this recipe for a party I hostessed. I used it on chicken thighs and legs, but since then, I've tried it beef and pork, as well. I also think it would be awesome on tuna steaks or shrimp! I've also used Pineapple Coconut Juice and it's EXCELLENT. Enough for 3 lbs meat of choice.

Top Review by Tinkerbell

This was a great combination of flavors. We really enjoyed the pineapple juice and that the soy wasn't the dominant flavor, as is so often the case. I wasn't sure about the 5-spice but trusted the recipe & we're really glad I did! I marinated chicken thighs overnight and then just cooked them on the stove. I can't wait for summer weather when we can pull out the BBQ & try this marinade on everything else! Thanks, Savvy Hostess! Made & enjoyed for Spring 2010 Pick A Chef. You've been adopted! :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together. Allow meat to marinate in zip top baggies for 12 to 48 hours.
  2. Remove meat from bags and pour marinade into sauce pan. Bring to boil over medium high heat and for 10 minutes.
  3. Baste meat with marinade in between flips on the grill.

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