Asian Home Recipe

Squid with Deep-Fried Prawn Balls Recipe

Ingredients :

0.5 kg

2 cups

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1 tablespoon


1 slice


1 tablespoon

1 tablespoon



Green peppers (capsicum)



Crushed black bean sauce

Green chilies

Ginger root, peeled

Spring onion (sallions)

Rice wine or sherry

Soy sauce

Deep-fried prawn balls

Oil for deep-frying

Method :
  • Discard the soft bone, head and ink bag of the squid.

  • Peel off the skin and make a criss-cross pattern on the outside.

  • Then cut into slices not much bigger than a matchbox.

  • Cut the green peppers into slices roughly the same size as the squid.

  • Finely chop the ginger root, onion and green chili.

  • Deep-fry the squid for 1 minute, remove and drain.

  • Pour off the excess oil leaving about 2 tablespoons in the wok.

  • Toss in the ginger root, onion and chilies followed by green peppers.

  • Add salt and sugar.

  • Stir for a short while then add the squid together with the crushed black bean sauce, rice wine or sherry and soy sauce.

  • Cook for about 1 1/2 minutes and blend everything well.

  • Serve with deep-fried prawns balls decorating the edge of the plate.


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