Cumi-cumi Kecap Bakar (Broiled Squid in Dark Soy Sauce)

    35 mins

    Use large, cleaned squid if possible. It's par-cooked in the pan then finished off under the broiler to get the crusty finish.


    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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    Serves: 4 

    • 300 g cleaned squid, scored
    • 2 shallots
    • 1 clove garlic
    • 1.5 cm ginger
    • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
    • 1 pinch brown sugar
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 2 tablespoon lime juice
    • 4 tablespoon kecap manis (dark sweet soy sauce)
    • 2 tablespoon cooking oil

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Pound the shallots, garlic and ginger until fine. In a bowl, mix the squid with the pounded ingredients, turmeric powder, salt, sugar and pepper; marinate for 15 minutes.
    2. Heat oil in pan and fry the squid till partially cook. Stir in soy sauce and lime juice. Place the squid onto a pan and place under broiler to finish off cooking.
    3. Serve with rice.

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