14Ingredients
290Calories
65Minutes

Satisfy your seafood cravings with this recipe for Sweet and Sour Squid. Marinated in a lemon, garlic, and ginger marinade for an hour, this squid is tender and flavorful. Cooked until golden in a pan, this squid is then topped with a warm honey ginger sauce for the signature sweet and sour flavor. The key to this dish is allowing time for the flavors to release while cooking. Serve with a salad and fries or other sides of your choice.

Ingredients

  • 400 grams squid (frozen clean)
  • 2 garlic cloves (peeled and sliced)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger (coarsely grated)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
  • 1 shallot (finely chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger (grated)
  • 1 tablespoon peppers (small)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper (freshly)
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Directions

  1. Defrost and wash squid, and make small cuts in them, set aside.
  2. Mince garlic, ginger, and salt in a mortar to form a thick paste.
  3. Rub and season the squid with this mixture,
  4. Add lemon juice and olive oil, stir well. Refrigerate with this marinade for 1 hour.
  5. In a separate bowl, chop and prepare all the ingredients for the sauce.
  6. Set aside.
  7. Remove squid from refrigerate, drain marinade.
  8. Heat a frying pan or wok on medium heat.
  9. Add a tablespoon or two of sesame or olive oil, enough to coat the bottom.
  10. Add the drained squid.
  11. Squeeze half a lemon on squid, cook for a few minutes until slightly golden.
  12. Place on serving plate, and immediately, pour sauce ingredients in the same frying pan.
  13. Stir and mix well for 2 or 3 minutes until the flavors are released.
  14. Add the squid, accompany with salad, and round fries (optional).
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NutritionView more

290Calories
Sodium15%DV350mg
Fat28%DV18g
Protein33%DV17g
Carbs6%DV18g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories290Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat18g28%
Saturated Fat2.5g13%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol235mg78%
Sodium350mg15%
Potassium420mg12%
Protein17g33%
Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate18g6%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Monica G. 5 Jul 2015
This was so flavorful. I used olive oil because I thought sesame oil might be too strong. The ginger really gives this dish a lot of flavor and a lovely aroma. I am going to try this sauce with other seafood.