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Squid with Black Bean Sauce
Fish and Seafood
|Squid with Black Bean Sauce|
2 teaspoons fermented black beans, rinsed and mashed
2 teaspoons Chinese rice wine
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 Tablespoon thin soy sauce
1 Tablespoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
6 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
2 Tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
1 to 2 red chili peppers, seeded and minced
1 pound fresh squid, cleaned, blanched, cross-hatched, and cut into one-inch pieces
2 sprigs fresh coriander, cut into half-inch pieces
1. Mix mashed black beans, rice wine, sesame oil, soy sauce, brown and granulated sugars, and one tablespoon of cold water and set aside.
2. Heat wok or large fry pan, add the oil, and stir-fry the garlic, ginger, and chili peppers for one minute.
3. Add the black bean mixture and stir-fry another minute before adding the squid. Stir-fry one additional minute, no more, then remove to a serving bowl. Sprinkle the coriander on top, and serve.