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Tam Ra Ahan Thai (Thai Recipes) ตำราอาหารไทย

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Pla Muek Thot Krathiam (Fried Squid with Garlic) ปลาหมึกทอดกระเทียม

Recipe from: Appon's Thai Food
Servings: 2

For those who like squid, this is an easy Thai dish with only a few ingredients. The main flavour is garlic and the squid is very easy to prepare.

100 grams squid
4 garlic cloves
1 teaspoon white pepper
2 tablespoons light soy sauce
1 tablespoon nam pla
100 ml oil

Cut the squid like squares clean the inside of the squid carefully, remove the beak if it is still present. Score the squid with diagonal criss-cross scoring, this will make it more tender and less chewy once cooked. Pound the garlic in a Thai mortar and mix with squid, light soy sauce and fish sauce. Put oil into a frying pan over a medium heat. Add the squid mixture into the pan and cook for 3 minutes. If you overcook squid it becomes chewy, so only light, short cooking is necessary.

Serve with:
Fragrant rice
Salad vegetables
Tomato
Lettuce
Cucumber


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