How to make Gluten-Free Charred Calamari Tacos

Mission - Charred Calamari Tacos

INGREDIENTS (Serves 6) Gluten Free
  • 6 Mission White Corn Tortillas
  • 1 lime
  • 4 small whole calamari, cleaned, tentacles cut in half and the hood cut into rounds
  • 2 tbs jalapeno in brine + 1 tsp. of the brine
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  •  1/2 tbs brown sugar
  • 2 tbs olive oil + 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Sour cream, to garnish
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 Iceberg lettuce, finely shredded
  • 1/2 bunch of coriander, washed and roughly chopped
  • 1/2 punnet of cherry tomatoes, halved




  1. Combine the calamari, paprika, 2 tbs oil and salt, and mix well with your hands. Marinate for 10 minutes.

  2. In a small food processor add the remaining oil, coriander, jalapeno and the brine, juice of the lime and the brown sugar. Blitz until a smooth sauce consistency forms.

  3. Heat a bbq or 2 grill pans over a high heat. Grill the calamari for 1 minute until it is charred all over and remove from the pan.

  4. Turn stove to medium heat and warm pan. Lightly sprinkle water on both sides of the tortilla. Place tortilla on dry frying pan for 10 seconds on each side. Repeat for the remaining tortillas.

  5. Spoon a dollop of sour cream in the centre of the tortillas and then add the lettuce, a few tomato halves, followed by the calamari. Drizzle the sauce over the top.



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Mission - Charred Calamari Taco Recipe


28th July 2016

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