Southeast Asian Squid Salad


epicurious
60 mins (prep 60)
15 ingredients
makes 4 main-course servings
Lightly blanched squid makes a simple and elegant salad with the tang of fish sauce and fresh lime juice.

Categories:  salad , asian ,
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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons asian fish sauce (preferably nam pla)
  • 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 to 2 (1 1/2- to 2-inch-long) fresh thai or serrano chiles, finely chopped, including seeds
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 lb medium squid (about 16), rinsed inside and out
  • 2 carrots, halved crosswise
  • 1 seedless cucumber (usually plastic-wrapped), halved crosswise
  • 1 (6 oz) head of boston lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces (3 1/2 cups)
  • 1 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced diagonally
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped salted dry-roasted peanuts (2 oz)
  • accompaniment: lime wedges

Nutrition

Serving Size (15.38 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 86.84 Calories from Fat 66.51
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.39g 45.51%
Saturated Fat 0.55g 10.99%
Trans Fat 0.19g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 290.74mg 48.46%
Total Carbohydrate 5.55g 7.39%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 5.54 g %
Protein 0.0g 0.0%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 0.24mg% Iron 0.01mg%
*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, asian fish sauce, seedless cucumber, packed fresh cilantro leaves, packed fresh mint leaves, dry-roasted peanuts, salted, lime wedges, accompaniment
 

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