Grapefruit-Marinated Calamari


Grapefruit-Marinated Calamari

Try this piquant winter salad using in-season avocado and grapefruit for the perfect Grapefruit-Marinated Calamari. 

Grapefruit-Marinated Calamari

Serves 4

  • 2 pink grapefruit, segmented, skin and pith removed
  • 1 small red onion, halved lengthways, thinly sliced
  • 1 large avocado, diced
  • 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • white pepper
  • ½ cup grapefruit juice
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1kg cleaned calamari, retaining tentacles
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


How to make this Grapefruit-Marinated Calamari:

1 Combine grapefruit, onion, avocado and parsley in a bowl. Season with salt and white pepper. Cover and refrigerate until required.

2 Combine grapefruit juice, honey, soy, oil, curry powder, salt and white pepper in a bowl. Cut calamari hoods into thin rings. Add calamari rings and tentacles to marinade. Stand for 30 minutes.

3 Heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Add a third of the calamari; cook for 2-3 minutes or until golden and cooked through. Transfer to a plate. Cover. Repeat with remaining calamari. Divide salad between serving bowls. Top with calamari, drizzle 
with pan juices and serve.


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