Spicy Stir Fried Squid (Ohjing-Uh Bokkeum)

“Serve with rice and kimchi. This dish can also be made with octopus, in which case, it would be called nakji bokkeum.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Clean squid and slice into thin strips, about 2 inches long (not rings); set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, chili paste, sugar, chili powder, sesame oil and ginger; set aside.
  3. Slice the carrot into thin, flat pieces, about 2 inches long; cut the green onions into 2 inch long pieces, on the diagonal.
  4. Slice the onion and bell pepper into thin strips.
  5. Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium high heat; add garlic and cook, stirring, about 1 minute; stir in the onion and carrot and cook until slightly softenend, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Stir in the squid and sauce; stir in the bell pepper.
  7. Cook, stirring, until the squid is just cooked (it will turn opaque and curl slightly), about 4 to 6 minutes.
  8. Stir in the green onions, heat through for about a minute, and remove from heat; sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds if desired.

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