Houston Hawaiian Ribeye | Source: Instagram/lostandfoundmidtown
Houston Hawaiian Ribeye | Source: Instagram/lostandfoundmidtown

Houston's Hawaiian Ribeye Recipe — A Taste of Tropical Paradise

Naomi Wanjala
May 08, 2024
12:30 P.M.
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Discover the magic of Houston's Hawaiian ribeye recipe, where sweet meets savory in a delicious tropical twist. Perfect for any grill enthusiast looking to add a touch of island flair to their culinary repertoire. Let’s fire up the grill and dive into this flavorful adventure!

Bring a taste of tropical paradise to your dinner table with the iconic Houston Hawaiian ribeye, a recipe beloved for its unique blend of sweet and savory flavors. Originally popularized by Hillstone (formerly Houston’s), this Asian-inspired dish combines the juiciness of ribeye with a delightful hint of the islands.

Whether you're a seasoned grill master or a kitchen novice, this delicious Houston Hawaiian ribeye recipe is sure to impress. Ready to sizzle up some culinary magic? Let’s get cooking!

Indulge in the Exotic with Houston's Hawaiian Ribeye Recipe!


  • 1 cup of low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 thick-cut rib eye steaks
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 6ounces pineapple juice
  • cup apple cider vinegar


1. Combine brown sugar, soy sauce, pineapple juice, garlic, and apple cider vinegar in a pot. Heat until boiling, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and transfer the marinade to a shallow dish to cool.

2. Place the steak in the marinade. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour, then flip and refrigerate for another hour (or marinate overnight).

3. Bring the steaks to room temperature Twenty minutes before grilling.

4. Preheat the grill to high heat.

5. Grill the steaks for 5 minutes on each side for medium-rare to medium doneness. Use a thermometer to check for desired doneness (135°F for medium-rare, 140°F for medium). Rest the steaks for 5 minutes, tented with foil. Grill pineapple slices as garnish.

We've explored the tantalizing flavors of Houston's Hawaiian ribeye recipe, a perfect blend of sweet, savory, and tropical notes. Eager to expand your culinary horizons further?

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