Squid spicy salad (Yam Pla Meuk)



Spicy squid salad in Thai we called "Yam Pla Meuk"

INGREDIENTS:
  • 500 grams squid
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced young ginger
  • 1 onion, cut into thin slices
  • 1 cup short lengths of Chinese celery
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves
  • 1 thinly sliced red spur chilli
DRESSING INGREDIENTS:
  • 10 tiny hot chillies, finely pounded
  • 3 garlic bulbs, peeled and finely pounded
  • 3 tbsp. fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • Mix all the ingredients together.
COOKING:
  1. Remove the skin and the inedible portions of the squids, wash well, crave the flesh in a crosshatch pattern, and then cut into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Immerse the squid in boiling water for a short time, then remove and drain.
  3. Place the squid in a bowl, add the onion, ginger, celery, and mint leaves, pour on the dressing and toss gently.
  4. Transfer to a plate with lettuce, garnish with the spur chilli, carrot and serve.
  5. Enjoy~*

3 comments:

seasaltwithfood said...

Of course I enjoy reading your blog! I love Thai food and have been to Bangkok many times. Great food, friendly and nice people!

Jan said...

Your pictures are lovely - I always want to eat what you've cooked!
Ps: Thank you for your kind words on my blog - but I dont think I'll be on national tv just yet lol

Tastes of Home said...

wow, this dish looks sooo good! cld you send me a plate? :P