Kona Grill Copycat Recipes

Kona Grill Copycat Recipes

There are lots of fried rice and chicken recipes that can satisfy your cravings for a delicious snack. But most of these recipes give you the same taste and regular addons which may make you a bit boring.

So, today we have come up with some Kona grill copycat recipes that can be made at home easily.

These recipes can ensure a different flavored fried rice and chicken dish which can give you a mouth-watering tang among the crowd of recipes.

The special use of various spices and addons in this meal makes it more demanding and above all, you can get restaurant vibes at your home easily. So, let’s move on to the recipes.

Classic Kona Grill Fried Rice Recipe

This recipe is always a must-go dish as your main course meal like dinner or lunch. Apart from its brown rice, the highly enriched add-ons enhance the overall flavor to a great extent. So, let’s check out the Kona Grill BBQ fried rice recipe:


1 cup of brown rice

1 ½ – 2 cups of water

1 tsp of sesame oil (any choice)

1 ½ tbsp of soy sauce (any choice)

2 tsp of oyster sauce

1 tsp of vinegar

1-can sliced pineapple juice

2-3 tsp of canola oil

½ cups of chopped onions and carrots

1 clove of minced garlic

½ tsp of ginger paste

½ cups of chopped celery

1 cup of chopped sausage

½ cups of tiny shrimps

Methods of Preparing Step by Step:

Step 1:

At first, cook the rice wince it is needed to be cooled afterward. So, take the rice in water and rinse for a couple of minutes. Then transfer rice in a rice cooker and cook until a brownish and fluffy texture appears in the rice.

Step 2:

Then spread the cooked in a baking tray and store in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours to get perfectly chilled. After that, take a mixing bowl and pour soy sauce in it. Then add sesame oil and oyster to it. Whisk the saucy ingredients and pour vinegar and pineapple paste into it.

Step 3:

When the saucy layer gets mixed, set the bowl aside and prepare the addons. Heat oil in a frying pan and add chopped onions and carrots.

Sauté the veggies until tender and add minced garlic, celery, ginger paste, and chopped sausage to it. This addon will give a smoky tang to the Kona grill rice.

Step 4:

 After that, take out the chilled rice and transfer it to the frying pan of add-ons carefully. Start to mix the ingredients and sauté repeatedly to eliminate burning. Then add the prepared saucy layer on top of the rice and cook it for 10 minutes.

Finally, remove heat and transfer to a serving dish. Then the homemade Kona Grill stir fry rice is ready to be served.

Kona Grill Macadamia Nut Chicken Recipe

This recipe can be the best-served item along with your favorite fried rice recipe. A nutty flavor along with added upper crispy layer on the chicken can give a satisfying taste in every bite. So, let’s start the Kona Grill pineapple-papaya marmalade chicken recipe:


½ cups of soy sauce

1 tbsp of sugar

½ tbsp of mirin

1 tsp of ginger paste

2 cloves of minced garlic

1 cup of cooking oil (any choice)

6 pieces of boneless chicken breast

½ tsp of salt and pepper to taste

1 – ½ cups of chopped macadamia nuts

½ cups of breadcrumbs

3 eggs mixed in a bowl

2 sticks of unsalted butter (any choice)

Papaya-pineapple relish

Methods of Preparing Step by Step:

Step 1:

At first, let’s make the seasoning for the chicken pieces. Pour soy sauce and mirin into a mixing bowl. Mix the ingredients and add sugar while whisking.

This will make a sweet yet tangy flavor for the tender chicken pieces. Then add ginger paste and minced garlic to the bowl with few drops of oil.

Step 2:

After that, take the chicken pieces and rub them with oil on all sides with your hands. Then sprinkle salt and pepper on top while rubbing to give a savory tang. Then place the chicken pieces in the prepared seasoning bowl and mix perfectly for a couple of minutes. Then place the bowl in the refrigerator.

Step 3:

Now, prepare the upper layer for the chicken. Take breadcrumbs and macadamia nuts in a bowl and mix properly. After that, take the beaten eggs and flour in another bowl and whisk until perfectly mixed.

Step 4:

Bring out the chilled chicken pieces and shake off the excess seasonings. Then dip the meat pieces in the prepared egg and breadcrumb bowl to give a crispy outer layer. After that, heat the oil in a frying pan and release the chicken pieces in it.

Step 5:

Fry all sides of the chicken evenly and place in a baking pan along with papaya-pineapple relish. Then bake them over 380-degrees for 20 minutes until the upper layer of the chicken gets brownish.

Finally, take out the pan and transfer the meat pieces to a serving plate. Then the homemade Kona chicken is ready to be served with any of your main course meals.


Whether you are craving an enriched dinner meal or delicious snacks, these fried rice and chicken recipes can satisfy your appetite every time.

The added pineapple pastes and other addons of savory flavors give a heavenly flavor to every bite. Besides, these recipes are a must-go dish to amaze all food lovers of any age.

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