chef alan wong’s honey lime vinaigrette

Michelle Regan
April 09, 2020

The UH Hilo Adopt-a-Beehive program in partnership with Chef Alan Wong connects people in Hawaii and around the world. This vinaigrette is a staple at the Annual Adopt-A-Beehive Donor Mahalo Event in Hilo every spring. It’s served with a simple, fresh salad of greens grown on the UH Hilo Agricultural Farm. It’s easy to make to serve with any of your favorite local vegetables.




  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ cup cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. shoyu
  • 1 tsp. minced ginger
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 2 ½ Tbsp. minced green onion 
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 tsp. Sriracha
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 cups canola oil


Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Mix well until honey is dissolved. Store in an airtight container and refrigerate until ready to use. Makes about 3 cups.

Per serving (2 tablespoons): Calories 190, carbohydrates 6 g, total fat 19 g, saturated fat 1 g, sodium 50 mg, total sugar 6 g


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