Squid Luau

4 hrs
4 servings


1 lb
squid (cleaned)
2 lb
luau leaves (cleaned and chopped)
2 Tbsp
onion (diced)
6 clove
garlic (minced)
27 oz
coconut milk (canned)
2 Tbsp
2 cup
Prep Time:
30 min
Cooking Time:
3 hrs 30 min
Total Time:
4 hrs


To clean and prep the squid, remove the ink sac, eyes, head and beak and discard.Chop the squid and set aside.

Clean the luau leaves by cutting off the end of the stalk and running under cold water to wash away any dirt.

Put luau leaves in a large stock pot and fill with water to cover. Blanch for 30 minutes, then drain, rinse and set aside.

Melt the butter in a medium pot. Add the onion, garlic and squid and sauté for 5 minutes.Chop the luau leaves and add them to the pot along with the  coconut milk, sugar, water, salt and pepper and simmer for 2 to 3 hours.

Adjust seasoning to taste and enjoy with hot rice and an ice cold beer.

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