Eggfest High Temp Squid


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Prep Time: less than a minute

Servings: 6

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   Warren Prince

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2tablespoonOil, Sesame cleaned
4tablespoonHoisin Sauceminced
2tablespoonVinegar, Riceminced
3tablespoonSoy Sauceminced



Preparation Directions:
ᅢテᅡ깨ᄁ¬タレᅡᆲᅢツᅡᄁ Clean squid. Pull head and tentacles from body (most of the guts will pull out with it). Cut off tentacles just below ink spots. Reserve. Remove thin purplish specked membrane from body. Pull out cartilage from body (looks like sheet plastic). Wash body inside and out, leaving it in a sack shape.
ᅢテᅡ깨ᄁ¬タレᅡᆲᅢツᅡᄁ Prepare marinade with sesame oil, half of the garlic, half of the ginger, and cilantro. Sprinkle squid with salt and pepper, and marinade for 1-2 hours.
ᅢテᅡ깨ᄁ¬タレᅡᆲᅢツᅡᄁ Prepare finishing sauce (also can be dipping sauce): Sautee other half of the garlic, other half of the ginger in peanut oil. Add Hoisin, Ketchup, Vinegar, and Soy Sauce. A bit more pepper if desired.
ᅢテᅡ깨ᄁ¬タレᅡᆲᅢツᅡᄁ If you like heat, squirt a bunch of that Siracha Chili Sauce in the mixture.

Cooking Directions:
ᅢテᅡ깨ᄁ¬タレᅡᆲᅢツᅡᄁ Bring your egg to at least 700. Hotter is better. Cook bodies about 1 minute per side but not over 90 seconds. Brush on finishing sauce while cooking 30 seconds more each side. I cooked the tentacles in a grill topper wok with holes. Coat it good with high temp pam, or peanut oil. Stir over high heat for a couple minutes.

Special Instructions:
ᅢテᅡ깨ᄁ¬タレᅡᆲᅢツᅡᄁ Cut bodies into ring shapes, arrange gorgeous tenticles onto your platter, and serve.
ᅢテᅡ깨ᄁ¬タレᅡᆲᅢツᅡᄁ Dish goes great jasmine rice, and with any of the Asian style slaws. You won't believe how tender squid can be. Although it smells fishy when cleaning, the final product is not fishy at all.

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