January 03, 2018

SQUID WITH VEGETABLES

Ingredients:
Squid - 500 gms
Oil - 2 tbsp
Garlic clove - 1
Ginger - 1/2 tsp (finely chopped)
Bean sprouts - 500 gms (rinsed and drained)
Celery sticks- 3 (sliced)
Corn flour - 2 tsp
Sherry - 1 tbsp
Sugar - 1/4 tsp
Salt and pepper to taste
Oyster sauce - 1 tbsp
Stock - 1/4 cup
Shallot flowers for garnish

Method:

  • Wash the squid and remove thin membrane. Slash the inside lengthwise and crosswise forming a diagonal pattern.
  • Cut diagonally into thin strips 5 cm long.
  • Heat oil, stir fry garlic and ginger - add squid and fry till the pieces curl.
  • Add celery and bean sprouts, cook one minute.
  • Mix together cornflour, sugar, salt, pepper and sherry, stir in oyster sauce and stock.
  • Add to squid, stir constantly, bring to boil and simmer 3 minutes.
  • Serve garnished with shallot flowers.
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