Total Time
4hrs 30mins
Prep 4 hrs 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

This recipe is spiced up using Asian Chili Paste - Sambal Belachan - doesn't taste as good if you omit it! Salmon, clams, mussels, etc. may be used in place of the squid.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a medium, non-reactive bowl, mix shallots, garlic, sambal belachan, vegetable oil, curry powder, cumin, lime juice, salt and pepper. Place squid in the mixture. Cover, and marinate in the refrigerator at least 2 hours and up to overnight.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat, and lightly oil grate.
  3. Lightly grease the banana leaf. Wrap squid in the leaf, and place on the prepared grill. Cook 10 to 15 minutes, until leaf is slightly charred and squid is opaque.