Squid and Mango Salad
Squid and mango salad is delicious country food from Cambodia. This recipe is good for *mahope sar* appetizer or with rice. Squid is also known as calamari. It’s tender and tasty meat if you cook just right, otherwise it become chewy like dried, salty squid. Any time you buy seafood you must smell, fresh seafood have very mild odor. If it has a strong smell it not fresh.
|1/2 lb (225 gram) of fillet basa, catfish or salmon|
|3 star fruit|
|1/4 cup of white vinegar|
|1 tablespoon of sugar|
|1/2 teaspoon of salt|
|1/2 teaspoon of fish sauce|
|1 yellow onion, sliced thin|
|2 oz (56 gram) of large size dried shrimp , soaked in warm water, drained|
|1 cup of chopped mix herbs; cilantro, mint, and sweet basil leaves|
|1/2 cup of unsalted roasted peanut|
|1 hot chili pepper, slice (option)|
Directions to make Squid and Mango Salad
- Washed squid with cold water, removed clear tough rim and stomach from squid tubes, rinsed, slightly cut crisscross on squid body(option) before cut squid to bite sizes.
- Boiled water and salt in a small pot, add squid when water bubbling, stirs couple the times before pour squid in a colander to drained. Do not over cook squid.
- In a large bowl, mix mango with bell pepper, sweet onion, boiled squid and fresh herbs. Pour sweet fish sauce over, stirs well. Top with roasted peanut before serve.
Serve as *mahope sar* appetizer or with rice.
Related Recipe: Star Fruit Salad
Serving Size: 2
Calories Per Serving: 345