Fried squid with soy sauce, ginger and garlic
Portions: 2 persons | Preparation: 65 minutes
Fried squid with soy sauce is a spicy dish in Japanese and Chinese cuisine. In this recipe, squid are first marinated in soy sauce with grated garlic and ginger and mirin, a Japanese sweet rice wine, for about 1 hour. Then they are fried and served. The marinade gives squid a slightly sweet and sour, spicy taste.
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- 3 garlic cloves
- 1 piece ginger, about 3 cm
- 2 tbsp brown sugar
- 4 tbsp soy sauce
- 2 tbsp mirin
- 4 squid, ready to cook
- cutting board
- bowl with lid
- frying pan
- wooden spoon
- Peel the garlic and ginger and grate on a fine grater.
- Mix the garlic, ginger, sugar and mirin with soy sauce in a small bowl.
- Rinse the squid, pat dry and cut into bite-sized pieces or rings.
- Put in a bowl .
- Pour in the marinade and mix well.
- Leave the squid to marinate in the fridge for approx. 50-60 minutes.
- Heat a frying pan on high.
- Fry the squid in it for approx. 2 minutes while stirring.
- Remove from the pan and arrange on a plate with lettuce leaves.
- The fried squid goes well with well-cooked rice, fresh bread or fried potatoes.