Calamari Fusion

Calamari Fusion Recipe





15 min


20 min


Calamari Fusion Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. Olive oil
  • 1 tsp. Ginger, fresh and finely chopped
  • 1 Large onion, cut in half and finely chopped into half ring shapes
  • 1 1/2 Cup Basmati Rice
  • 2 1/2 Cup Vegetable stock with garlic
  • 400 grams Small calamari hoods already cleaned (800g if you need to clean them)
  • 200 gram Grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/3 Cup Fresh basil leaves, shredded
  • 1/3 Cup Fresh coriander, chopped
  • 100ml Coconut milk

Calamari Fusion Recipe Method

1. Add 1 tbsp. of olive oil into a large saucepan, at a medium heat. Add the ginger for about 20 seconds, stirring just to give the oil the taste. Then add the onions. Cook for around 4 minutes, stirring frequently.

2. Add the rice and coat it in the mixture, then add the coconut milk. Bring to the boil, then turn to a low heat to let it simmer. You can test the Basmati, which should be cooked in 8 to 10 minutes. Then you can either drain the liquid, or if you prefer you can leave some. Put the rice to stand on a cold surface with the lid on the saucepan.

3. Put the remainder of the olive oil into the non-stick frying pan, also on a medium heat. Remember that calamari cook quickly, and it is easy for them to become too chewy. Cook calamari for 2 to 3 minutes, test with a fork for succulence. Put into a large bowl. Next add the tomato to pan, cooking it until it is soft for 2-3 minutes.

4. Add the rice mixture to the calamari and also put in the tomatoes. Stir lightly to combine the ingredients. Season to taste with salt and pepper..enjoy!

Calamari Fusion Recipe-Great For Protein Synthesis

Very rich in protein, vitamins and minerals, calamari (squid) is quick to cook and is also versatile. Combined with rice and other ingredients, our Calamari Fusion is easy to cook, packs plenty of goodness, and is a complete meal in one dish.

Nutritional Values

Calories 503
Fats 10.4g
Carbs 66.1g (32g starch)
Protein 23.10g

Featured ingredient: Calamari (squid)


Get 17% + per serving of your required RDA for phosphorus, as well as more than 8% for magnesium and 10% for zinc. These minerals are very important for protein synthesis, bone health, glucose regulation, immune function, and energy production.

Phosphorus is vital for healthy bone formation, protein formation, cellular repair, improved digestion, hormonal balance, regulated excretion, optimised chemical reactions, improved energy extraction as well as proper nutrient utilisation. Calamari is rich in the important B vitamins, in fact this meal per serving will give you over 31% of your daily recommended allowance of riboflavin, ply 14% of niacin.

Calamari is great to eat maximum twice a week, and eaten as part of a balanced meal like this recipe. Don’t eat it fried or as a huge portion, and don’t eat it too frequently, as it has high levels of cholesterol, sodium and saturated fat. However for its benefits, you should try to include it once a week, if you can.


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