Quick Thai Squid Salad

By July 15, 2019April 1st, 2020Seafood
Quick Thai Squid Salad by cookingmealsforone.com Is made of scored squid hoods cooked in lime juice-fish sauce-red chilli and water for 2 minutes then cooled and combined with chopped mint-coriander-lemongrass-then spooned into a crisp lettuce cup

Simplicity: There is nothing easier or quicker than this tasty salad. Ready in 8 minutes



Prep time

3 Minutes

Cooking time

5 Minutes


  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon chopped red chilli
  • 2 squid hoods


  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped lemongrass
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 2 iceberg lettuce cups


  • Cut open the squid to lay flat and score the inside with a sharp knife, crisscross pattern #
  • In a small saucepan, add water, fish sauce, lime juice and red chilli. Bring to the boil then reduce to a simmer, add the squid, stir and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat 
  • In a small bowl combine the onion, lemongrass, coriander and mint
  • Add the squid and the pan juices to the bowl above, chill until ready to eat
  • Divide the mixture in half and place into the lettuce cups
  • Serve with a wedge of lime. Enjoy!

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