Fried squid with soy sauce, ginger and garlic

Fried squid with soy sauce, ginger and garlic

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Fried squid with soy sauce, ginger and garlic

Squid with soy sauce, ginger and garlic

Fried squid with soy sauce is a spicy dish of Japanese and Chinese cuisine. In this recipe, squids are first marinated in soy sauce with grated garlic and ginger and mirin, a Japanese sweet rice wine, for about 1 hour. Then they are briefly fried and served. The marinade gives squid a slightly sweet and sour, spicy savory flavor.

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5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
MARINING 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Fish dishes
Cuisine Japanese recipes, Chinese recipes
Servings 2 person
Calories 184 kcal


  • Messer
  • Schneidebrett
  • Reibe
  • Besteck
  • Schälchen
  • Schüssel mit Deckel
  • Bratpfanne
  • Holzlöffel
  • Teller


  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 piece ginger about 3 cm
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons mirin
  • 4 squids ready to cook


  • Peel garlic and ginger and grate on fine grater.
  • In a small bowl, mix garlic, ginger, sugar and mirin with soy sauce.
  • Wash squid, pat dry and cut into bite-sized pieces or rings.
  • Place in a bowl.
  • Pour in the marinade and mix everything well.
  • Cover and let the squid marinate in the refrigerator for about 50-60 minutes.
  • Heat a frying pan on high heat.
  • Sear the squid in it, stirring, for about 2 minutes.
  • Remove from the pan and arrange on a plate with lettuce leaves.
  • The fried squid goes well with boiled rice, fresh bread or fried potatoes.


Calories: 184kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 4gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 2146mgPotassium: 130mgFiber: 1gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 1IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 27mgIron: 1mg

* The nutritional values in this recipe are approximate and may differ slightly from the actual value.

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