Thai Five-Spice Calamari

Recipe No.015

Squid Inc Int. 015-Thai-Five-Spic-Calamari


4-6 Calamari steaks thawed, rinsed and patted dry
Peanut or Vegetable Oil
Bunch of Coriander leaves

Five-Spice Mix:
Mix all ingredients together & keep in an airtight container for further use:
1 tsp each of:
– sugar
– cardamom powder
– salt
– white pepper
– chicken powder


1. Mix all ingredients for Thai sauce mixture and set aside
2. Prepare calamari steaks as shown in diagrams 1, 2 and 3
3. Heat peanut oil in pan and toss in Calamari pieces and half cook them
4. Add the Thai sauce and cook through

Assemble the dish:
1. Place cooked calamari on a plate and sprinkle a little Five Spice Mix
2. Garnish with chopped flat leaf coriander
3. Serve with steamed rice and wilted bok choy


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