Spicy Korean Squid Stir-Fry Recipe

Spicy Korean Squid Stir-Fry Recipe


Calling all spice lovers! Dive into the bold and vibrant flavours of our Spicy Korean Squid Stir-Fry. This dish features tender squid stir-fried with a fiery mix of chilli paste, garlic, and fresh vegetables, delivering a classic Korean punch of umami and heat. It's the perfect weeknight meal for those who love a bit of a kick.


  • 500g squid, cleaned and sliced
  • 2 tbsp gochujang
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish
  • Green onions, sliced for garnish


  1. Mix the Sauce
    1 Mix the Sauce

    Combine gochujang (Korean chilli paste), soy sauce, sugar, and minced garlic to make a spicy marinade.

  2. Stir-Fry Vegetables
    2 Stir-Fry Vegetables

    Quickly stir-fry onions and carrots in sesame oil until just tender.

  3. Cook the Squid
    3 Cook the Squid

    Add the pre-prepared squid and the sauce to the vegetables, stir-frying until the squid is heated through and the sauce is caramelised.

  4. Garnish and Serve
    4 Garnish and Serve

    Finish with a sprinkle of sesame seeds and sliced green onions.

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