fried squid

Thai-style stir-fried squid recipe

If you are bored of cooking squid the same old way, why not try this fresh thai-style stir-fried squid recipe for a change?


  • 500g squid tubes, scored and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 red capsicum, sliced
  • 1/2 yellow capsicum, sliced
  • 1/2 head broccoli
  • 1 small zucchini, halved and sliced
  • 4 baby corn, chopped
  • 100g snow peas, chopped
  • 4 shallots, sliced
  • 1 carrot, finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp rice oil
  • Sesame oil
  • 1 kaffir lime leaf, finely sliced
  • 1/2 tsp fresh chilli flakes
  • 1 tbsp freshly ground ginger
  • 1 stick lemongrass
  • 1/2 cup oyster sauce


  1. Heat wok on high, add a few drops of sesame oil. Add squid and cook until opaque. Set aside.
  2. Add rice oil to wok. Sauté carrot, broccoli and zucchini and set aside.
  3. Sauté capsicum, snow peas, shallots and set aside.
  4. Bruise the piece of lemongrass in mortar and pestle. Add a couple of drops of sesame oil to the wok and add lemongrass, ginger, chilli flakes and kaffir lime and cook until aromatic.
  5. Add squid, vegetables, oyster sauce and stir fry until heated through. Remove lemongrass and serve stir-fried squid immediately.

About Melissa Frohloff

Melissa is Bush 'n Beach Fishing magazine's celebrity chef. She is happy to share all her tasty recipes.

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