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Stir-fried Frozen Squid
Fish and Seafood
|Stir-fried Frozen Squid|
1 pound frozen squid, defrosted for an hour in tepid water
1 cup oil
3 Tablespoons fresh ginger, each slice cut in four
2 scallions, cut in half-inch lengths
1 chili pepper, seeded and cut in six pieces
2 Tablespoons mushroom soy sauce
2 Tablespoons Chinese rice wine
1. Remove head and internal organs from each squid, then cut off wings and tail section and cut each squid into two-inch pieces and score each one in a cross-hatched manner on the under side.
2. Heat oil and deep fry all pieces for one minute, drain on paper towels, and remove all but one tablespoon of the oil.
3. Reheat the leftover oil and stir-fry ginger, scallion, and chili pepper pieces for half a minute, then add squid, soy sauce and wine, and stir one minute, then serve over rice or noodles, if desired.
Approximate nutrient analysis when serving ten people and assuming one tablespoon of oil was absorbed. Each serving has 66 calories, 3 g carbohydrate, 7 g protein, 29 mg sodium, 2 total fat, almost no saturated fat, and 1106 mg cholesterol.