Stir-Fried Squid with Salted Eggs Yolk (Pla-Meuk Phad Khai-khem)

This Pla-Meuk Phad Khai-khem or Stir-Fried Squid with Salted Eggs Yolk it’s something familiar with Stir-Fried Squid With Roasted Chili Paste or Pla Meuk Pad Nam Prik Paw. But this Thai roasted chili paste recipe is less spicy! The taste are more smoot make it different by salted eggs yolk. But if you still like more spicy just check your spice-o-meter when preparing this paste, adding less fresh chili if you prefer less spicy dishes, adding more chili if you like more spicy. Roasted Chili Paste always makes for excellent Thai chili paste. 

  • 350 gram squid, cleaned and cut into well pieces
  • 3 egg yolks of salted egg, coarsely chopped and mix with 1/4 cup of water, stir until mixed well [egg yolk sauce]
  • 1 spring onion, cut into 1" length
  • 1 red chili, cut diagnally
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • ½ tbsp fish sauce
  • ½ tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp roasted chili paste
  • ¼ tsp pepper powder
  • cooking oil
  1. Heat water in a pot unitl boiling, then add squid and wait until nearly cooked. Remove and drain.
  2. Heat oil in a wok over medium heat.
  3. Add garlic and stir fry until golden.
  4. Then add spring onions and squid.
  5. Stir fry for 30 seconds and add oyster sauce, soy sauce, fish sauce, sugar, roasted chill paste, pepper powder and egg yolk sauce.
  6. Stir fry until all ingredients mixed well, then add half of sliced red chili and stir for another 10 seconds.
  7. Don't forget to taste before transfer to serving dish.
  8. Transfer to a serving dish.
  9. Garnish with sliced red chili and serve immediately with hot steamed rice.
  10. Yum..Yum..


Belinda @Zomppa said…
This looks amazing! I love salted eggs, but they are hard to find where I live. Any suggestions for an alternative?
This dish contains all the ingredients that I love etc. salted eggs and squids... thanks for sharing , Tan.
Hi Tan,

again a very fine food from you.
I think I am the egg mix with a saline solution as a replacement.
Thanks for the nice guide

Greeting Jacob
Elin said…
Hi Tan,
I love this dish..seafood with salted egg yolks..mamia...mouthwatering indeed. Thanks for sharing such a wonderful dish.
Sweetiepie said…
wow!can't believe salted egg yolk can make a good combination with squid dish.Do i need to add water for the gravy?Thanks :)
Tan.wiratchada said…
Hi Belinda,
If there have Asian Market not difficult to find. If don't may you have to product yourself heheheh..Thank you for visiting and review anyway.

Hi Pearlyn,
Thanks for visiting and I know we are like the same things hahahah...

Hi Jacob,
Thank you for visiting and a nice comment.

Hi Elin,
Thank you for visiting with my pleasure to present Thai food. Hope you enjoy.

Hi 3 hungry,
Thank you for visiting and commenting.

Hi Sweetiepie,
How are you? Long time no see. Happy to see you around. By the way when we cook we need to add a little soup or water for the gravy. thanks for your question. Enjoy;)