Squid in Olive Oil & Garlic

5 from 9 reviews


  • 750g fresh squid, cleaned and sliced into rings
  • 8 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp liquid seasoning (or soy sauce)
  • 1 tsp lemon or calamansi juice
  • 2 pcs. bay leaf


  1. Heat olive oil and garlic in a pan until olive oil is fragrant and garlic is brown on the edges.
  2. Add bay leaf and continue frying garlic until light brown.
  3. Pour in liquid seasoning and add sliced squid.
  4. Stir-Fry for about 1-2 minutes. Make sure you don’t over-cook it.
  5. Add calamansi juice/ lemon juice and give it a quick stir before turning off heat.
  6. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with fried garlic on top.
  7. Serve with steamed rice