There are quite a few ingredients in this stir-fry, hence the mixture of tastes and textures. Squid is stir fried in a matter of minutes and the five-spice sauce compliments the flavor.
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
450 g squid rings
45 ml oil
2.5 cm fresh root ginger, grated
1 garlic clove, crushed
8 spring onions, cut diagonally
1 red pepper, seeded and cut into strips
1 fresh green chilli, seeded and thinly sliced
6 shiitake mushrooms, sliced
1 tsp Chinese five-spice powder
30 ml soy sauce
1 tsp sugar
15 ml rice wine or dry sherry
1. Heat the oil in a preheated wok. Stir-fry the squid quickly. Remove the squid from the wok with a slotted spoon and set aside.
2. Add the ginger, garlic, spring onions, red pepper, chilli and shiitake mushrooms to the oil remaining in the wok and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
3. Return the squid to the wok and stir in the five-spice powder. Stir in the soy sauce, sugar and rice wine or dry sherry. Bring to the boil and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Serve immediately.
Serves: 4Stir-Fried, Five-Spice Squid Recipe