Wei Wei Stir-Fried Squid Sichuan Style

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February is almost over! Why not end your love month with this Wei Wei Stir-Fried Squid Sichuan Style. This squid dish is quick and easy to prepare. Plus, it has that special chewiness that your loves ones will surely love digging in.


2 large Wei Wei squid tubes

¼ tsp salt

¼ tsp sugar

¼ tsp pepper

a little sesame oil

15g leek, sliced at a slant

30g red capsicum, cubed

30g celery, sliced

1tbsp sesame oil

1 clove garlic, chopped

6 dried chillies, cut into sections

10g young ginger, sliced

1 stalk spring onion, cut into 3cm lengths


1tbsp oyster sauce

1tbsp Worcestershire sauce

1tbsp light soy sauce

1tbsp black vinegar

1 1/2tbsp black vinegar

1tbsp sugar

1/2tsp chicken stock granules

1/4tsp pepper

125ml water or chicken stock

1tbsp potato starch

How to cook:

1. Score the inner part of Wei Wei Squid Tubes to form criss-cross pattern. Season it with salt, sugar and pepper.

2. In a wok or large saucepan, boil water and scald the squid for just a few seconds. Remove and drain well. Cut into bite sizes.

3. In a wok, heat the sesame oil and fry the garlic until lightly colored. Add ginger and dried chillies, and fry until aromatic. Add the celery, leek and capsicum. Toss and fry briefly for about 10 to 20 seconds.

4. Stir in the sauce ingredients and bring to a quick boil. Once the sauce thickens, return squid to the wok and stir-fry over high heat for a few seconds. Dish out and serve.

Get your FreshlyFrozen ingredients at Wei Wei Cold Store’s 3 branches (Arranque, Cubao, or BGC) or in leading groceries and supermarkets nationwide. For more information, you may also visit our website at www.weiweicoldstore.com or our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/weiweicoldstore.ph.

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