squid luau

succulent soft squid pound with papaya leaves, added with luau leaves and a braise of coconut milk. Boiled to perfection.

Yield: 20 servings ( Serving Size: 1 laddle spoonful )
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  • 20 ear(s) papaya leaves use to prep squid
  • 10 head(s) squid in whole pound in bowl w/ salt
  • 1 bag(s) hawaiin sea salt use 2 handfuls
  • 1/2 cup(s) white vinegar add to pot
  • 2 bag(s) luau leaf peel bkbone of stem
  • 10 can(s) coconut milk open & pour in pot


  1. Luau Leaf- Debone backing of the stem from the middle of bone 'til bottom of stem
  2. Take the Papaya leaves and wash in water
  3. Rinse squid under fresh water
  4. shred 2 papaya leaves @ a time w/ 1 squid and pound in a bowl w/ hawaiian salt until squid legs start to curl, continue until all squid is finished, after done ,
  5. rinse all squid
  6. cut out the center ink and mouth base
  7. cut squid into bite size pieces
  8. put into boiling water luau pot with a handful of hawaiian sea salt, and
  9. 1/2 cup vinegar
  10. Let boil for 3-4 hours or until squid is entirely soft, Melt In Your Mouth Soft.
  11. Add Luau Leaf, Boil until soft.
  12. Stirring occasionally
  13. Add coconut milk, and let boil for another 1 1/2, until milk blends in well with luau and squid
  14. Take off stove and put into party pans,cover and put into conventional oven to keep warm
October 2011

This recipe is a personal recipe added by iwalai and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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