Recipe By Anonymous
Published Jul 10th
Spicy Chile Oil Squid
Prep 10m Cook 8m Additional - Ready In 18m
Servings 4 servings Calories 271

I cook the squid in garlic, soy sauce, chile oil, and butter. It’s a simple but delicious combination.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely grated
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated ginger root
  • 4 drops chile oil, or more to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 pounds squid, cleaned and chopped
  • 1 lemon, halved

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Mix soy sauce, garlic, ginger, and chile oil together in a bowl until soy-ginger sauce is smooth.
  2. 2 Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a skillet or wok over medium heat; add squid. Cook and stir squid, adding soy-ginger sauce, until sauce is reduced and thickened, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove skillet from heat and stir in butter until well integrated.
  3. 3 Squeeze lemon halves over squid to serve.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 271
  • Carbohydrate 8.2 g
  • Cholesterol 544.2 mg
  • Fat 9.4 g
  • Fiber 0.1 g
  • Protein 36 g
  • Saturated Fat 4.5 g
  • Sodium 592.1 mg
  • Sugar 0.2 g


  1. I really liked this but I feel there is room for improvement in the preparation method. The squid releases so much water during cooking that the rest of the ingredients get watered down and lost. My recommendation is to cook the squid by itself, drain, and then toss the sauce and butter over it so - Read more ...