Calamari Chili

Calamari makes the perfect addition to this Whole30 fish chili. Full of spicy flavor that can be easily adjusted to any taste bud!

Calamari Chili Recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time 25 minutes

Yield: 4 servings


  • 1 lb. calamari, tubes sliced into rings and tail fin pieces roughly chopped
  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 2/3 cup carrots, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, diced
  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 14 oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups vegetable or fish broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to Make It

  1. Add extra virgin olive oil to a large pot and bring to medium heat.
  2. Add carrots, celery and jalapeño to the pot with the bay leaf, thyme, chili powder, oregano, salt and pepper. Cook 2-3 minutes until veggies are softened.
  3. Add the diced sweet potatoes, can of tomatoes with juices and broth to the pot.
  4. Bring the pot to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cover.
  5. Simmer for 20 minutes then add calamari rings and pieces.
  6. Cook another 5 minutes or until the calamari turns opaque and puffs up.
  7. Serve immediately garnished with sliced jalapeños.

Calamari chili