Tropical Madness: How To Prepare A Superb Hawaiian Teriyaki Beef Dish

Hunger! Everyone is always hungry for something delicious. They want to try out something new they have never tasted before. Adventure! People want to find adventure in the supermarket by finding places they haven’t bought from yet. Boredom! We want to try something that we will enjoy and is worth making. What else is there to make but this Hawaiian Teriyaki Beef Recipe?

Hawaiian Teriyaki Beef! Even the name is fun to say! It’s complicated and weird, but fun. Once you’re found making this recipe in the kitchen, your kids will want to eat the meal early! This recipe is easy to make and won’t take that long! Care to try? Go forth and reach for your apron!


Hawaiian Teriyaki Beef Recipe

What Is Teriyaki Beef?

Hawaiian teriyaki beef is an easy dish to cook at home and does not require expensive spices and sauces. True to its name, it is made out of beef and it’s grilled.

Regular teriyaki beef and the Hawaiian kind are the same when it comes to the cooking method. The only difference is that the Hawaiian recipe is more stuffed with vegetables.

Although this sounds like Japanese, it actually originated in the US. Its new taste was so good, it has became popular throughout the world since then. Several different versions of this recipe have come out over so many years. Teriyaki beef is an amazing recipe!

How To Make Hawaiian Teriyaki Beef

Making Hawaiian teriyaki beef is as easy as sitting down. Thank goodness you don’t really need that many ingredients and other expensive kitchen appliances. You only need a few common gizmos, simple!

Planning to make Hawaiian Teriyaki Beef by yourself? Just follow these simple steps and you’ll be on your way to success:


Buy all of these necessary ingredients:

You can buy ready cut beef in your favorite grocery stores. Just in case you like to cut the beef in your own style, here is a video showing you how to do this:


  • Prepare the ingredients and set them on the table or counter.
  • Get ready to cook!


Once you’ve already set all the needed ingredients on the counter, combine the 5 elements of goodness: soy sauce, ginger, garlic, sugar, and, of course, water!

Marinate the meat in a plastic bag or a plastic Tupperware container overnight and chill in the refrigerator.

  • Marinate – To steep food in Marinade.


Take your marinated beef out of the fridge and let it stand while preparing the grill. Grilling using coal is better than an electric grill.

When it is all sizzling hot, grill the meat for about 4-5 minutes. This Hawaiian teriyaki beef is done medium rare. There are different degrees of how well done you would like your meat to be. You can choose what you like.

For the actual tutorial, here is a video showing you how to grill teriyaki beef:

This chart shows you how to prepare meat according to the degree of it is done. It is important that you keep a chart for a perfect result.


Place the slices of pineapple on the burning grill. Cook both sides of the pineapple slices until the regular grill marks shows, like the ones you can find in your meat. When it has all been cooked, it should have a nice brown color. Cook it for only 2 minutes per side.

After that, place the beef skewers on the grilled pineapple slices and garnish with mint! Get ready for the Luau feast!

I bet that you are now ready for the beef steaks after tasting the Hawaiian teriyaki beef. There are four popular beef cuts for steaks that I suggest you use for Hawaiian teriyaki style.

The New York strip is the most popular of these four types of high-end steaks used for Teriyaki Style recipes. Below is the list to choose from:

  • Tenderloin
  • New York strip
  • T-bone
  • Rib-eye

For further information, watch the video below:

What Are The Health Benefits Of Hawaiian Teriyaki Beef?

  • Low-calorie dipping sauce.
  • Carb count.
  • Some vitamins and minerals.
  • Pineapples and other veggies! (They contain vitamins!)

Hawaiian teriyaki beef originated as a grilled recipe, but now people cannot get enough of it. Many talented food experts and chefs have made this recipe by using different cooking methods.

Nowadays, you can enjoy the taste of teriyaki beef not only grilled, but baked and stir-fried! Here are some examples of these evolved recipes.

Hawaiian Teriyaki Beef, Stir-Fry

This recipe is completely Hawaiian, since there are so many vegetables mixed with our beef. This time the Teriyaki sauce was not used as a baste or marinade during the grilling, but as a cooking sauce or condiment during stir-fry.

Here is a video that shows how it is done:

Hawaiian Style Teriyaki Beef, Baked

I could say this recipe is exactly the same as the grilled method, except it is not put into the oven for cooking. If you do not like the smoke and the scent of the delicious beef, you can opt for the baking method, which is great for Teriyaki chicken too!

Did you enjoyed watching the videos of the two other methods of cooking this popular recipe? Let’s not stop there! Be creative when you’re grilling them. You can grill them by using skewers for faster cooking. Whether it’s beef or chicken, kids will love them both!

Great? Good? Terrible? Or Bad? Rate this article from one of these 4 descriptions! Was it good and helpful? I hope it was! Enjoy your meal and brighten up your day with the Hawaiian Teriyaki Beef Recipe! You could even organize a Luau Party and invite your friends! Remember, Happy Way, Happy Day! You Own It!