Chicken Pupus (Hawaiian Appetizer)

READY IN: 15hrs 20mins
Recipe by Lavender Lynn

The Prep time does not include the marinating time.

Top Review by AZPARZYCH

I had a change of meal plans at the last minutes so this ended up marinating for about 24 hours! I used b/s chicken thighs and served it as a meal so didn't cube it. Was a great flavor! Sort of a like a teriyaki sauce but not salty like most. Made for Best of 2011 Cookbook Tag.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whisk together all ingredients, except the chicken, in a mixing bowl. Place the chicken thighs in the marinade and marinate for 2 to 4 hours in the refrigerator. After 2 hours, stir the marinade.
  2. Heat the grill until the coals are gray to white. Remove the chicken from the marinade and drain or shake off the excess marinade. Place on a lightly oiled grill and cook for 5 to 7 minutes on each side.
  3. Continue grilling until the chicken is cooked in the center. Remove the "pupu chicken" to a serving plate and insert wooden picks in each of the cubes. Serve immediately as an appetizer.

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