Glazed Calamari

Ingredients

500 grams Calamari hoods, (2 large or 3 medium)
2 tablespoons Japanese soy sauce
3 tablespoons Sake, (Japanese rice wine for cooking)
1 tablespoon Finely grated fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon Sweet chilli sauce
1 Red chilli, finely sliced (seeds removed)
2 tablespoons Canola or vegetable oil
2 teaspoons Sesame oil
3 tablespoons Mirin, (sweet sake for cooking)
Cos lettuce and lemon wedges for serving

Preparation

1
Slice calamari hoods into rings. Combine soy sauce, sake, grated ginger, chilli sauce and chilli in a mixing bowl then add calamari. Marinade for 30 minutes (or longer) in refrigerator.
2
When ready to cook, drain the calamari, reserving the marinade. Heat canola and sesame oil in a wok or frying pan. Add the drained calamari (it is best to cook in 2 batches) and stir-fry over a high heat for 3 to 4 minutes until just cooked and tender (overcooking will toughen the calamari). Put cooked calamari onto a warm plate. Pour marinade into the wok then add the mirin and reduce over a high heat for 2 or 3 minutes or until slightly thickened. Add sliced shallots, pickl

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Yield:

1.0 servings

Added:

Saturday, December 12, 2009 - 12:27am

Creator:

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