Sunday, September 7, 2008

Numbers for Next Luau and Lessons Learned

140 pounds of chicken
1 Gallon Soy Sauce
4 46 oz cans Pineapple Juice

3 Batches 'Ekolu Sauce include:
3 Large cans Pineapple
1 Large bag Brown Sugar
Soy Sauce to taste (from gallon)

40 pounds of sirloin
6 Bottles Kalbi Sauce

10 Costco packages of sausage
3 Bottles Chimichurri including:
5 Large Heads Garlic
5 Bunches Parsley
1 Small Bottle Olive Oil
Medium Bottle Red Wine Vinegar

100 pounds of pork
2 bottles liquid smoke
1 box kosher salt

20 pounds of potatoes
Five pounds of carrots
1 64 oz. bottle Best Foods Mayo
4-5 Lemons

10 pounds of rice (precooked weight)

Notecards w/pictures, in order on the line:

Rice: Short grain rice
Serving suggestion: Good to temper everything, I like it with Yoshida's Sauce and Potato Salad.

Kalua Pork:
Slow Roasted, Smoked Pork
Serving suggestion: Great alone, with rice, or with poi.

'Ekolu Chicken:
Teriyaki Style Chicken with Homemade Teriyaki Sauce
Serving suggestion: Great alone or with rice. Add additional homemade teriyaki sauce to taste.

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

Kalbi Top Sirloin:
Sliced Sirloin with Korean Style Kalbi Sauce

Mild Italian Sausages
Argentine Style Bread

Chimichurri Sauce:
Garlic and Parsley sauce suggested for use on sausages

Chicken and Long Rice:
Soy bean thread (Long Rice)
Ginger, Tomatoes, and Chicken
Serving Suggestion: Spoon over rice with soy sauce.

Lomilomi Salmon:
Raw Salmon with Vine Ripened Tomatoes, Scallions, and Sea Salt
Serving Suggestion: Eat with poi

Cooked, pounded, and strained taro root.
Serving suggestion: An acquired taste. Eat with pig, kalbi, and/or lomi salmon

Uncle Kuhia's home made coconut pudding made with coconut milk and dairy milk. Tinted haupia include additional fruit flavors.

Assorted Salads, Deserts, Fruits from the Crowd

Bring Plenty of Water and Soda and get something for the water hose.
Bring 2-3 tables for use in the prep area.

For prep table, bring kitchen shears, a stack of clean dry towels, a large chef's knife, large cuttingtwo sets of long tongs, a cleaver, towels with a disinfectant liquid, and used towel bins.

Considered 30-40 hot dogs for picky kids.

Additional Equipment to Acquire:
Large cooler or insulated equipment rack(s)
More extra long tongs.
Extra long tongs
Better quanity-sized spill proof sauce containers for transport and filling sauce bottles.