Stir-Fried Squid With Roasted Chili Paste (Pla Meuk Pad Nam Prik Paw)

Stir-Fried Squid With Roasted Chili Paste or Pla Meuk Pad Nam Prik Paw. This Thai roasted chili paste recipe is red hot! Check your spice-o-meter when preparing this paste, adding less fresh chili if you prefer less spicy dishes. Roasted Chili Paste makes for excellent Thai chili paste.

  • 350 g squid, cut into well pieces
  • 50 g spring onion, cut into 1/2" long
  • 2 red or yellow chilies, cut diagnally
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 1 1/2 tsp roasted chili paste
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • cooking oil
  • coriander leaves (for garnishing)
  • Heat oil in a wok over medium heat.
  • Add squid and onion together, stir quickly until nearly cooked.
  • Be careful not to overcook. You will get the best taste of squid only when the squid is nearly cooked.
  • Add roasted chili paste, soy sauce, green onion, chilies, sugar and stir fry for another 2 minute and until all ingredients mixed well.
  • Transfer to a serving dish.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves on top and serve immediately with steamed rice.


ReeseKitchen said…
wow...i love squid! This look delicious! I wish i hv a bite right now...heehee!
Tan , how do you make roasted chilli paste ? Do you have a recipe for it ?
Erica said…
That looks great! Beautiful flavors.
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Jan said…
Tan I have missed so many nice things you've been cooking! I've been so busy with work I don't seem to have had any time to even look at blogs lately.
Good to see yet another great recipe from you!
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