Stir Fried Squid or Stir Fried Pusit

Stir fried squid…the key to a tender and tasty squid is by not over cooking it. This recipe is simple to prepare and it will only take you 20-25 minutes to prepare and cook.

The vitamin content of fried and raw squid is similar. Both are rich in niacin and vitamin B-12. One serving of squid supplies more than 10 percent of the RDA for niacin and more than 40 percent of B-12. Niacin is important for metabolism, while B-12 is important for red blood cell production and nervous system health. As for the mineral contents of squid, both raw and fried squid are high in phosphorus, zinc, copper and selenium. One serving supplies more than 10 percent of the RDA of zinc, more than 25 percent of phosphorus, more than 50 percent of selenium and more than 100 percent of copper. Also, both raw and fried squid provide a significant amount of protein. One serving of raw squid contains 13.2 g, which supplies 29 percent of the recommended dietary allowance for women and 24 percent for men. Fried squid contains slightly more protein, with 15.3 g per serving, which supplies 33 percent of the RDA for women and 27 percent for men. Read more about the nutritional value of squid:

stir-fried pusit

1/2 kilogram squid
1 small sized green bell pepper – sliced into strips
1 small sized red bell pepper – sliced into strips
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
1 tablespoons soy sauce
1 finger of ginger – thinly sliced (julienne)
1 medium sized onion – finely sliced
3 cloves garlic – crushed and minced
1/2 tsp. black pepper powder

1) Saute garlic, onion, ginger followed by the squid. Add the oyster sauce, soy sauce, and pepper. Under medium heat/fire continue cooking while stirring for 2-3 minutes.
2) Add the red and green bell peppers and continue cooking while stirring for 1-2 minutes.
3) Ready to serve with steamed rice. Enjoy! 🙂

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