Grilled Squid and Plum Salad with Cilantro, Mint, and Peanuts

40 mins (prep 30)
16 ingredients
makes 4 main-course servings
Pluots are a great stand-in for true plums in this recipe.

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  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, or to taste
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar, or to taste
  • 4 teaspoons asian sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon asian chile paste
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lb cleaned small squid
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 firm-ripe medium plums (1 1/4 lb), halved lengthwise, pitted, and each half cut into sixths
  • 3/4 lb napa cabbage, thinly sliced crosswise (4 cups)
  • 1/2 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup packed fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced scallion
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped salted peanuts
  • accompaniment: lime wedges
  • special equipment: a well-seasoned ridged grill pan


Serving Size (10.11 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 25.98 Calories from Fat 11.16
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.24g 7.64%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 1.92%
Trans Fat 0.03g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 436.13mg 72.69%
Total Carbohydrate 3.89g 5.19%
Dietary Fiber 0.08 g 1.25%
Sugars 3.69 g %
Protein 0.03g 0.26%
Vitamin A 1.69IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 1.67mg% Iron 0.04mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
fresh lime juice, seasoned rice vinegar, asian sesame oil, asian chile paste, cleaned, small, napa cabbage, packed fresh cilantro leaves, packed fresh mint leaves, thinly sliced scallion, coarsely chopped salted peanuts, lime wedges, accompaniment, a, special equipment