Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Garlic Chilli Squid

1kg squid
1 big onion - cut wedges
1 red chilli padi - sliced
2 tsp oil (preferable peanut oil)
Salad or lettuce (for garnishing)
Salt to taste

Ingredients for chilli paste (blend)
2 tblsp peanut oil
5 cloves garlic
4 red chillies
1" ginger
1 tblsp vinegar
1 tblsp honey

1. Cut open squid into half, score shallow with cross pattern at one side (see picture)
2. Combine squied with chilli paste and marinade at least 4 hours or overnight
3. Drain the squid from but keep the marinade.
4. Heat oil in wok, stir fry the squid batch by batch until brown and tender. Keep aside
5. Add marinade (chilli) into wok and let it simmer until thick. Add in squid, cut onion & chilli, stir for abit and dish out.
6. Garnish with salads or lettuce, served while still hot

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