Spicy Calamari (Squid)

Skip Davis

By
@Grandpaskip

The squid is marinated in wine and fish sauce to both flavor and tenderize it.


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Serves:

2 or 3 (with a meal)

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
cleaned squid
2 Tbsp
dry white wine
1/8 tsp
white pepper
1 Tbsp
cornstarch
2 Tbsp
asian fish sauce
1 Tbsp
soy sauce, dark
1 Tbsp
sugar
2 small
thai or cayenne peppers, finely chopped (optional)
5 clove
garlic, minced
2 Tbsp
peanut oil

GARNISHES

green leaf lettuce
cucumber slices
tomato slices
shredded carrot
cilantro/coriander leaves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Open squid up so it lies flat on cutting board. Slash the mantle/hood of squid diagonally, then cut diagonal slashes in opposite direction. (do cut cut clear through mantle/hood). Now slice squid into 2 inch wide pieces.
2
Blend all marinade ingredients. Add squid pieces and marinate for 10 minutes.
3
Heat a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add the oil and drained squid. Saute for 1 to 2 minutes. (Do NOT overcook) Squid pieces will curl when ready.
4
Garnish with any/all veggies and serve.

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