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Squid Fried Rice

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Ifedapo Ekpo

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“Simple and easy dinner recipe using leftover rice from the day before and ingredients that can be found in everyone’s fridge and pantry. Squid can be swapped out for shrimp or any other protein of your choice.”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
25
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
20 squid rings (frozen)
1 tsp ground red pepper or cayenne pepper
salt
pepper
1½ tbsp soy sauce
1½ tbsp oyster sauce
1 tsp rice wine vinegar
1 tsp fish sauce
1 tbsp water
1 tsp brown sugar
½ tsp chili flakes
1 cup frozen vegetables
2 cups cooked rice, day old, cold
1 tsp garlic paste
1 tsp ginger paste
olive oil
sesame oil

Utensils

  • frying pan
  • Step 1/6

    • 20 squid rings (frozen)

    Thaw squid and pat dry. Cover with paper towels and leave to dry for 5 minutes.

  • Step 2/6

    • salt
    • pepper
    • 1 tsp ground red pepper or cayenne pepper

    Mix squid with red pepper, black pepper and salt, to taste.

  • Step 3/6

    • 1½ tbsp soy sauce
    • 1½ tbsp oyster sauce
    • 1 tsp fish sauce
    • 1 tbsp water
    • 1 tsp brown sugar
    • ½ tsp chili flakes
    • 1 tsp rice wine vinegar

    Combine soy sauce, oyster sauce, fish sauce, rice wine vinegar, water, brown sugar and chili flakes in a bowl and mix. Set aside for later.

  • Step 4/6

    • frying pan

    Heat olive oil and a little sesame oil in a pan over medium heat. Add squid rings and sauté for 3 minutes. Take squid out of pan and set aside.

  • Step 5/6

    • 1 cup frozen vegetables
    • 2 cups cooked rice, day old, cold
    • 1 tsp garlic paste
    • 1 tsp ginger paste
    • olive oil
    • sesame oil

    Heat olive oil and sesame oil in a pan over medium-low heat. Add ginger and garlic paste and mix. Add frozen vegetables and stir-fry for 3 minutes. Add rice and continue stir-frying for another 5 minutes. Pour in stir-fry sauce and coat rice and vegetables.

  • Step 6/6

    Add cooked squid, cook rice for another 5 minutes then serve.

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