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Squid and Mango Salad    CD HD Cambodian 25mins


Cambodian Name: Swai nhoam di hu



Serves 4  Cold  Seafood   Fruit  Vegetables  Herbs  Nuts   Hors d'oeuvre  Starter  Appetiser   Gluten Wheat Dairy Free  Eggless Cambodia  Asia  Asian




1 Large fresh Green Mango, peeled and cut into julienne strips

450g/1lb Fresh Baby Squid (calamari)

1 tbsp Fish Sauce

1 tbsp fresh Lime Juice

1 tbsp Hot Water

1 teasp Sugar

a Chili Pepper, finely chopped

teasp Salt

1 Small Onion, thinly sliced

1 Red Capsicum (sweet pepper), sliced

1 tbsp freshly chopped Mint  

 50g/2oz Dry Roasted Peanuts, chopped






1. Prepare the squid by gripping the body with one hand and the head and tentacles with the other. Pull apart firmly. Cut the tentacles away from the head, wash and finely chop 4 of them, reserving the remainder for another recipe. Discard the head, entrails and ink sac. Wash the bodies thoroughly, both inside and out, in cold running water, dry on kitchen paper then cut into bite size pieces.


2. In a small bowl, mix together the lime juice water, sugar, fish sauce and chili pepper.  Set aside.


3. Bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil, add the squid, bring back to the boil and cook, stirring for  2-3 minutes. Do not overcook.


4. Drain the  squid in a colander then place in a serving bowl together with the mango, capsicum and onion.


5. Add the prepared lime juice mixture together with the mint  and peanuts and mix well.


Serve immediately as a starter or salad to accompany main dishes.





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