Indonesian cuisine has an extraordinary range of seafood delicacies. Try this simple, but delicious Squid Recipe with fragrant Kemangi leaves for an authentic tasty tour of Indonesia.
300g calamari (2cm wide rings, cleaned)
50ml ABC Sweet Soy Sauce (Kecap Manis)
1 large onion (finely chopped)
2 fresh garlic cloves (chopped)
2 red and green chilli peppers (de-seeded and thinly sliced)
100ml vegetable stock
5 Kemangi leaves whole (lemon basil)
4 tbsp cooking oil
Tip: Kemangi leaves are very popular throughout Asia, from Korea to Indonesia. Their strong flavour, somewhat akin to mint or fennel, will neutralise heavily salted or sweetened fish or meat dishes. The leaves look similar to ‘stinging nettles’ or an over-sized mint leaf.
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