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1 Nov 2017
2:18 pm

Recipe: Peppered calamari with sweet chilli sauce

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Pair with Constantia Glen Three 2008 to experience flavours from chocolate to spicy herbs.

Peppered calamari with sweet chilli sauce.


1kg Falklands calamari tubes
20ml (4 tsp) olive/avocado oil
10ml (2 tsp) ground white pepper
Pinch of sea salt
10ml (2 tsp) cayenne pepper
5ml (1 tsp) dried chilli flakes
5ml (1 tsp) garlic powder
Juice of 1 lime
5ml (1 tsp) fish sauce
Fresh coriander, chopped, to serve
Cooked chips or potato wedges, to serve
Sweet chilli sauce, to serve


1. Wash the calamari and dry very well. Place in a mixing bowl, drizzle with the oil and toss to coat well.

2. Mix the dry spices together in a small bowl and sprinkle over the oiled calamari. Toss to coat well and leave to marinate for about 20 minutes.

3. Lightly brush a frying pan with oil and fry the calamari until lightly golden, about 2 minutes on each side.

4. Transfer the calamari to a serving plate and drizzle with the lime juice and fish sauce. Garnish with the coriander and serve with hot chips and sweet chilli sauce.

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