Recipe

Squid salad with garlic lime dressing

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Squid salad
  • 1 kilogram cleaned squid hoods
  • 1 fresh long red chilli, chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 500 gram rocket, trimmed
  • 150 gram snow peas, sliced thinly
  • 227 gram canned water chestnuts, rinsed, drained, sliced thinly
  • 1/2 cup each loosely packed fresh coriander and mint leaves
Garlic lime dressing
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) lime juice
  • 2 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoon grated palm sugar
  • 2 green onions, sliced thinly
  • 1 fresh long red chilli, chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil

Method

Squid salad with garlic lime dressing
  • 1
    Make garlic lime dressing. Combine lime juice, garlic, fish sauce, palm sugar, green onions, chilli and peanut oil in screw-top jar; shake well, season to taste.
  • 2
    Cut squid down centre to open out; score inside in diagonal pattern, then cut into thick strips.
  • 3
    Combine squid, chilli and oil in medium bowl. Combine remaining ingredients for salad in large bowl.
  • 4
    Cook squid, in batches, on heated oiled barbecue (or grill or grill pan) until changed in colour; combine in bowl with salad and dressing.

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