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Spicy Squid Recipe


  • 4 medium squids. Cleaned and rinsed
  • 4 tbsp. sesame oil if not available, vegetable oil will do
  • ½ cup of water
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 4 slices of ginger
  • 3 stalks of basil
  • 2 fresh chili peppers
  • 1 scallion
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • Seasoning:
  • 4 tbsp. soy sauce


  • Slice squid horizontally into small pieces. (To make sure that you get rings instead of slice, don’t cut open the squid after cleaning.)
  • Blanch in water along with scallion and ginger. Remove.(By blanching squid before cooking, you can prevent water from being released while cooking.)
  • Over low heat, fry ginger in 3 tbsp. oil.
  • When the ginger begins to curl, and squid, garlic, and chili peppers. Still well.
  • Add all other ingredients and ½ cup of water. Allow to boil.
  • After 5 minutes, add basil
  • Transfer to serving dish and serve.