Grilled Squid Durban

South Africa

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Appears in
The Barbecue Bible

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

  • About

You probably know that South Africa’s culinary roots go back to England, Holland, and, of course, Africa. What you may not realize is that many cities, like the east coast port of Durban, boast large Indian and Malaysian communities—a throwback to the days when Asian laborers were brought there to work in the gold and diamond mines. These grilled squid have the gustatory fireworks you’d associate with India or Southeast Asia. The scoring of the surface of the squid prior to marinating is op