Sweet and sour squid

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4

2 slice Ginger

1 Fresh Chilli, seeded

2 Spring Onion, white part only & reserve the green - part for other use

2 Shallot

1 clove Garlic

1 tablespoon Sugar

1 tablespoon Apple Cider or White Vinegar

1 tablespoon Light Soy Sauce

1 teaspoon Chinese Cooking Wine

1/2 tablespoon Cooking Oil

1/2 teaspoon Salt


  • Clean and cut squid into pieces. Boil a pot of water. Add in ginger, spring onion, Chinese cooking wine and salt.
  • Blanch squid pieces till they starts to curl and cooked.
  • Drain and set aside. Reserve the liquid. Meanwhile, grind chilli, shallot, garlic together. Heat oil and saute the paste till fragrant but not brown.
  • Add in sugar, apple cider, light soy sauce and 2 tablespoon of liquid from blanching the squid. Bring to a boil.
  • Add in the squid pieces and mix well with sauce. Dish and drizzle on some sesame seed oil. Serve.


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