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Stir Fried Seafood And Vegetables

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Ingredients
  Cleaned squid 1 Pound, tentacles quartered if large
  Mirin/Dry sherry 3 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Japanese Sweet Rice Wine)
  Ginger juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Slice Or Two Fresh Ginger, Squeezed In Garlic Press To Extract Liquid)
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Chicken stock 18 Tablespoon
  Oyster sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sesame oil 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Water 4 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Frying)
  Minced fresh ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), chopped
  Celery stalk 1 , julienned
  Green pepper 1 , julienned
  Dried chinese mushrooms 6 , soaked in hot water for 20 minutes, stems removed and julienned
  Green onions 2 , cut into 1 1/2-inch lengths
  Shrimp 4 Large, shelled and cut in half length wise
  Scallops 4 , sliced into disks 1/4 inch thick
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Make an incision on squid’s body sac on one side and open flat. Score small crisscross patterns on the inner portion of squid and then cut squid into 1 inch squares in terms with score lines.
2. Add scored squid to ginger juice, 1 tbsp water and mirin and marinate for about 15 minutes.
3. Add the marinated squid to boiling water and blanch for 2 seconds till squid turn opaque and curl. Drain and keep aside.
4. Prepare a mixture of mirin, stock, soy sauce, pepper, oyster sauce, sesame oil, pepper, 4 tbsp of water and cornstarch and keep aside.

MAKING
5. Add few tablespoons oil to a hot wok and stir fry garlic and ginger for few seconds.
6. Stir fry green pepper, celery, green onions and mushrooms in the mixture for about 10 seconds. Mix the scallops and shrimp and cook to allow shrimp become pink. Add squid, followed by the well-mixed cornstarch mixture.
7. Allow mixture to cook, stirring well, to thicken the sauce.

SERVING
8. Serve atop Cantonese fried noodles or along with rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Blanching
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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