Stir Fried Squid with Broccoli and Carrots

    55 min

    A simple and wholesome Chinese dish. Stir-fried squid is set on top of freshly boiled broccoli and carrots, then garnished with roasted peanuts and spring onions. Perfect for lunch or dinner.


    Quebec, Canada
    10 people made this

    Makes: 4 - 6 servings

    • 2 small squids, cleaned, halved, scored and cut into bite-sized pieces
    • garlic salt to taste
    • sesame oil to taste
    • ground white pepper to taste
    • 1-2 carrots, sliced
    • 2 heads broccoli, cut into florets
    • salt to taste
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
    • 1 medium onion, chopped
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • Sauce
    • 125ml concentrated chicken stock
    • 150ml water, mixed with 1 tablespoon cornflour
    • salt and white pepper to taste
    • sesame oil to taste
    • 1 spring onion, chopped
    • 1-2 tablespoons coarsely chopped roasted peanuts

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Extra time:15min marinating  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Marinade the squid in garlic salt, sesame oil and ground white pepper for 15 minutes.
    2. Cook the carrots in boiling water for 10 minutes or until tender. Cook the broccoli in the same pot for 5 minutes. Drain, season with a little salt and transfer to a serving dish.
    3. Heat a large frying pan with 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Stir-fry the squid until it turns opaque, 3-5 minutes, set on top of the cooked broccoli
    4. Heat the same pan with 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Stir-fry the garlic until aromatic, 2-3 minutes. Add the onion and salt, cook until soft, 3-4 minutes.
    5. Stir in the chicken stock, water and cornflour and season to taste. Heat until boiled and the sauce thickens. Pour over the squid and garnish with spring onions and chopped peanuts.

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