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Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Seafood)

Steamed Squid with Ginger and Spring Onion Recipe

(Muc Hap Hanh Gung)

This dish can served as a starter or as part of a main meal with steamed rice.

Ingredients : Serves 4

500 g





1 tablespoon



2 tablespoons

2 tablespoons

2 cloves



1.5 cm

Squid, cleaned

Ginger knob, peeled and julienned

Spring onion (scallion), cut into 3 cm lengths

Onion, peeled and sliced

Red chili, julienned

Rice wine



Fish sauce


Garlic, peeled and finely chopped

Red chili, finely chopped

Lime juice

Ginger, peeled and finely chopped

Method :
  • Combine all sauce ingredients. Mix well and set aside.

  • Slit open squid tubes and flatten.

  • Make diagonal cuts on the inner surface then slice.

  • Place squid on a deep heatproof (flameproof) plate and cut top with ginger, spring onion, onion and chili.

  • Pour rice wine over.

  • Steam for 10 minutes.

  • Serve hot with sauce on the side.

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