Saturday, May 11, 2013

Sautéed Squid in Ginger Black Bean Garlic Sauce (serves 4 as part of a shared meal)

It's squid season again here in New Hampshire!  If you like ginger, black bean and squid then you may enjoy this recipe!  You can serve this with rice and fresh vegetables such as sliced tomato, cucumber and lettuce.


1 1/2 lb of prepared squid
2 oz julienned ginger
2 oz sliced shallot
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp black bean garlic sauce
2 Tbsp mirin (Japanese rice wine)
1/4 tsp sugar


1) Heat oil in a wok or large pan over medium high heat.
2) Once the pan is hot add ginger, shallot, and garlic.  Sauté for 2 minutes.
3) Stir in squid, black bean garlic sauce, mirin and sugar.  Sauté for about 5 minutes.
4) Scoop out the squid and ginger into a bowl or dish.  Let the sauce reduce for about 4-5 minutes.  Once the sauce has thickened and reduced, drizzle it on top of the squid.  Serve immediately.

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