Honey Chilli Squid

1 kg squid tubes, large cleaned and halved

1 to fry vegetable oil

1 to serve soy sauce


¼ cup fish sauce

3tbsp manuka honey

3 garlic cloves, crushed

2 red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped

1. Place fish sauce , honey, garlic and chilli in a bowl and whisk to combine

2. Score squid with the tip of a sharp knife making a tight-knit criss-cross pattern on the inner side of each piece

3. Place in a non-metallic dish, pour marinade over squid, cover and refrigerate for 30-60 minutes

4. Heat a wok or frying pan over a medium heat and stir fry squid in several batches for 2-4 minutes

5. The honey will cause the squid to caramelise and catch and burn, so keep it moving

6. Serve with extra soy sauce on the side