Sotong Masak Hitam

Mains
Seafood

Easy Level:

Cook Time:

Servings:

4 pax

Sotong Masak Hitam, also known as squid cooked in its own ink. Don’t be deceived by the looks of it. It may have the most vibrant of colours but it definitely has a complex robust of flavors.
Stir-fried with a fragrant rempah and balanced out with some tamarind paste, sure makes you coming back from more and coating your lips with the luscious squid ink sauce.

Ingredients

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US / Metric
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g
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squid / sotong
0.00
g
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squid / sotong
0.00
g
g
shallots
0.00
g
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shallots
0.00
g
g
garlic
0.00
g
g
garlic
0.00
g
g
dried red chillies (soaked)
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g
g
dried red chillies (soaked)
0.00
g
g
red onions (sliced)
0.00
g
g
red onions (sliced)
0.00
lemongrass
lemongrass
(bruised)
0.00
lemongrass
lemongrass
(bruised)
0.00
kaffir
kaffir
lime leaves
0.00
kaffir
kaffir
lime leaves
0.00
tsp
tsp
turmeric powder
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tsp
tsp
turmeric powder
0.00
g
g
tamarind paste
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g
g
tamarind paste
0.00
ml
ml
water
0.00
ml
ml
water
0.00
ml
ml
oil
0.00
ml
ml
oil
Garnish with sliced green and red chillies
Garnish with sliced green and red chillies

Steps

1

Clean squid and cut into rings. Reserve squid ink sac.
Clean squid and cut into rings. Reserve squid ink sac.
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2

Mix tamarind paste with water. Strain and set aside.
Mix tamarind paste with water. Strain and set aside.
Mark as completed

3

Remove seed from dried chilli and soak in boiling water for at least 10 minutes.
Remove seed from dried chilli and soak in boiling water for at least 10 minutes.
Mark as completed

4

Blend shallots, garlic and soaked dried red chilli with 50ml of oil. Remove and set aside.
Blend shallots, garlic and soaked dried red chilli with 50ml of oil. Remove and set aside.
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5

In a pan with 50ml of oil, stir fry lemongrass until fragrant.
In a pan with 50ml of oil, stir fry lemongrass until fragrant.
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6

Add in chilli paste and stir fry until fragrant.
Add in chilli paste and stir fry until fragrant.
Mark as completed

7

Add in kaffir lime leaves and sliced red onions, stir fry until translucent.
Add in kaffir lime leaves and sliced red onions, stir fry until translucent.
Mark as completed

8

Add in squid, turmeric powder and salt.
Add in squid, turmeric powder and salt.
Mark as completed

9

Pour in tamarind water.
Pour in tamarind water.
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10

Add in squid ink sac. Mix well and bring to boil.
Add in squid ink sac. Mix well and bring to boil.
Mark as completed

11

Garnish with sliced green and red chillies.
Garnish with sliced green and red chillies.
Mark as completed

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