Satay sauce is deliciously nutty, sweet and spicy, and brings a real kick to tender squid pieces.

Squid satay sauce

*Watch the Squid in Satay Sauce Recipe Video*

Serves: 2
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes

1 whole squid
1 green, red and yellow pepper sliced
3 spring onions, sliced
1 small red onion, sliced
3 garlic cloves
2 celery sticks, sliced
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
8 garlic cloves, peeled
1 carrot, peeled and sliced
1/4 red onion, sliced
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon peanut butter
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
Pinch of salt


1. Clean and prepare the squid (watch the video above for a step by step guide on how to prepare squid). Cut the squid into inch wide pieces and blanch in boiling water for approximately 10 seconds, remove and set aside.

2. Heat around a tablespoon of oil in a frying pan and brown the ginger and garlic. Gradually add the red onion, a generous pinch of salt, peanut butter, satay sauce, celery, sugar, and the squid. Then add 2-3 tablespoons of water, soy sauce, oyster sauce and pepper. Stir for a moment before adding a little water if needed and the spring onions.

3. Put the lid on the pan and allow to simmer for 1-2 minutes and then serve.