Honey Chilli Squid


  • 1 kg squid tubes, large cleaned and halved
  • 1 to fry vegetable oil
  • 1 to serve soy sauce
  • Marinade
  • ¼ cup fish sauce
  • 3tbsp Mānuka 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