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Australians love fresh calamari as much as any other coastline country. Calamari are quite mild tasting, however the taste is formed by various marinades used, which also softens the calamari.


1 kg calamari, cut in rings
Frying oil
3 eggs
2 teaspoons Vegeta Chicken Stock Powder
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 teaspoon ginger, chopped
2 tablespoons soy sauce
300 g plain flour
1 teaspoon salt
ground pepper
250 g fresh cucumber, sliced
100 ml sweet chilli sauce
Coriander, grounded

We used

Vegeta Stock Powder

Vegeta Stock Powder

Preparation For this recipe you only need imagination!

Medium complexity 6 Persons45 min

  • 1 Marinade: Combine eggs, Vegeta Chicken Stock Powder, garlic, ginger and soy sauce. Mix well.
  • 2 Place calamari into the marinade and let stand for an hour.
  • 3 Battering: add salt and pepper to flour and mix.
  • 4 Remove the calamari from marinade and place handfuls of rings in the flour and coat them well. Fry in hot oil for a few minutes.
  • 5 Serving: Arrange cucumber slices on a plate and in the centre place fried calamari.
  • 6 Just before serving top with sweet chilli sauce.


When frying the calamari it is important that not too many are cooked at once, as they will stick together.


Serve hot, sprinkled with coriander.

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