Braai these calamari kebabs

6 servings Prep: 45 mins, Cooking: 20 mins By Food24
Tap for method
Tap for method

Ingredients (12)

500 g calamari — tubes
2 red chillies
2 cloves garlic — cloves
lemon — juice only
45 ml oil
5 ml sugar
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
wooden skewers
125 ml teriyaki sauce
5 ml fresh ginger — grated
2 cloves garlic — cloves, bruised
15 ml fresh coriander
Tap for ingredients
Tap for ingredients


Soak the wooden skewers in water to prevent their burning during cooking. Wash the calamari tubes and make sure the skeleton – which looks like plastic – has been removed.

Cut the tubes in half lengthways. Make shallow incisions on the outer, shiny side of the calamari and then thread them onto the wooden skewers. Place them ina shallow dish, making sure they lie flat.

Mix the chillies, garlic, lemon juice, oil, sugar and seasoning and pour the mixture over the calamari. Leave to marinate for half an hour.

Meanwhile, make the dip by mixing all the ingredients.

Braai the calamari over moderate coals, or grill under a preheated grill. Serve with the dip.

Words and image: Home magazine

To receive quick and convenient weekday recipes, join our Easy Weekday Meals mailing list, and for up-to-date trending food, restaurant and wine news subscribe to our Editor’s Weekly newsletter.

Related Recipes

Next Post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Food24 Team Loves


Get weekly access to our best recipes, tips and tricks

Sign Up

Login to your account below

Fill the forms below to register

Subscribe to Newsletter

Retrieve your password

Please enter your username or email address to reset your password.