Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2lb Squid

  2. 2 tb Tamarind Water or lemon

  3. 1 ts Paprika, if needed

  4. 2 tb Oil

  5. 1/2ts Kosher salt

  6. 1 ts Sambal ulek minced, or 4 Semi-hot fresh red chiles,

  7. 2 Cloves garlic, minced

  8. 1/2c Diced onion juice

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. + Directions : 1. Clean squid. Remove purplish outer skin and cut sacs into rings.

  2. To prepare in a mortar: Pound onion, garlic, chiles, and salt together to a coarse paste. To prepare in a blender or food processor: Grind together with oil.

  3. In a wok or skillet, heat oil over low heat and add paste. (If oil was used in grinding paste, add paste to dry pan. ) Cook slowly until quite fragrant and oil is well stained with red. Add paprika if necessary to enhance color.

  4. Turn heat to medium-high, add squid and Tamarind Water, and cook just until squid is done (about 2 minutes). Serve hot or at room temperature. Serves 4 to 6 with other dishes.


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