Sweet Onion and Firefly Squid Marinated in Balsamic Vinegar

Sweet Onion and Firefly Squid Marinated in Balsamic Vinegar

I made a marinade with firefly squid! Firefly squid and balsamic vinegar are perfect together!

Ingredients: 4 servings

A. Firefly squid (boiled)
A. Sweet onion (thinly sliced)
A. Medium sized or cherry tomatoes (cut as shown in the photo)
B. Garlic (minced)
B. Extra virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons
C. Balsamic vinegar
1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons
C. Krazy Salt (seasoned salt)
1/2 to 2/3 teaspoon
C. Bay leaf (optional)
C. Honey
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon (to taste)
Fresh basil leaves or shiso leaves (for garnish)
4 leaves (optional)


1. Put the B ingredients in a bowl and let rest for at least an hour to make garlic oil. Remove the eyes and beaks off the firefly squid.
2. Put the A ingredients in a glass or ceramic container and add the ingredients from step 1 plus the C ingredients.
3. Mix well in the container. Cover with a lid, and leave to marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to an hour.
4. Transfer to serving plates, garnish with fresh basil or shiso leaves, and voila - a refreshing balsamic vinegar marinade.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made a marinade using my favorite firefly squid, sweet onions, and tomatoes using lots of balsamic vinegar!