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Spiced Southern Calamari Salad

BY Frederick Monaghan - The Loca-Vore Wine Bar Stirling



  • 500g squid sliced into strips
  • Poaching liquid
  • 500ml water
  • 100ml white wine
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 lemon cut in ½
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 bay leaf
  • ½ bulb ginger sliced
  • 5 pepper corns, dash of salt
  • Coriander stems
  • Salad
    • 1 carrot, 1 red onion, 1 red pepper, 1 stick celery, 1 red chilli, cut into thin strips
    • ¼ bunch coriander, parsley, dill, mint picked
    • Olive oil, salt / pepper, lemon juice


  1. Bring all ingredients to a simmer in a pot, simmer 10 mins
  2. In 2 batches place squid slices into simmering poaching liquid, cook for 1 min remove and cool, cook the other ½ of squid and cool
  3. Mix with squid and serve garnish with lemon and a little of the mixed herbs



Restaurant Name

The Loca-vore Wine Bar

Restaurant Details

49 Mount Barker Rd
Stirling SA 5152
(08) 8339 4416



The Locavore (Local-eater) is Stirling’s fantastic award winning Wine and Tapas Bar based on the principles of the “100 Mile Diet”. Wherever possible everything we serve is grown or produced within a 100 mile radius.
If not local, family farmed;
if not family farmed, organic;
if not organic, fair trade.

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