Calamari Rings, Balinese style.


4 calamari tubes, cut in 1 cm, rings.

1 cup of a flour

1/2 cup of a corn flour

5 cloves of garlic, chopped

3 shallots, sliced

3 Chilli, sliced

1 tomato chopped

1 cube of a chicken stock

Pinch of sugar.

1/2 cm piece of a shrimp paste

Juice of a half of lime

Fresh coriander chopped.

Salt, pepper to taste

Oil for frying


Mix flours together with some salt and coat the calamari in it. Set aside for 30 min.

Heat an oil in a medium pan, cook calamari in batches, set aside.

In a pan add 2 tablespoons of oil, add garlic, shallots and chillies. Cook til softened, add a shrimp paste, stir it in, add tomato, sugar, salt and a chicken cube. Mix all in.

Finally squeeze the lime juice in and add the calamari in to a pot.

Coat the calamari gently in a sauce, sprinkle with a fresh coriander and serve.

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