Chicken 'ono Nui

Chicken 'ono Nui

Chicken and pineapple - baked in a coconut shell! Chicken 'Ono Nui is both delicious AND aesthetically pleasing!


Variation: Substitute tuna or turkey for chicken.


  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 6 tablespoons flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon pimento, sliced
  • 1 cup pineapple, diced
  • 3 coconuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Trim rough fiber from coconut shells. Saw in half crosswise.
  3. Combine oil, flour and milk in a saucepan over low heat. Stir until you have a smooth white sauce.
  4. Add chicken, salt, pimiento, and pineapple.
  5. Fill coconut halves with chicken-pineapple mixture.
  6. Place in shallow baking pan.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour.  Coconut meat becomes firm and cannot be eaten.

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3 tablespoons of oil, 6 tablespoons of flour, and 3 cups of milk. Thanks for catching that - we have updated the ingredients so that the recipe reads correctly now.

what are the oil, flour and milk measurments? there are none listed.


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