Thai Squid Salad Recipe

Thai Squid Salad Recipe

Tasty Thai salad combines squid, lime juice, sweet onions, carrots, lettuce, mint, and cilantro.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    In 4-quart saucepan, combine 3 quarts water and 2 teaspoons salt; heat to boiling over high heat.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine fish sauce, juice, sugar, crushed red pepper, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and stir until sugar has dissolved. Stir in sweet onions and carrot.
  3. Step 3

    Rinse squid under cold running water. Slice squid bodies crosswise into very thin rings.
  4. Step 4

    Cut tentacles into several pieces if large. Add to boiling water and cook until tender and opaque, 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  5. Step 5

    Drain and add to dressing in bowl.
  6. Step 6

    Add lettuce, mint, and cilantro . Toss until mixed and coated with dressing. • How to clean squid and harvest ink Recipe Source: edited by Susan Westmoreland (Hearst Books) Reprinted with permission.