Fried Squid with Pineapple (Muc Xao Thom)

Fried Squid with Pineapple (Muc Xao Thom)

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"This tangy and sweet dish is perfect served over fluffy white rice. Be sure and not to overcook the squid or it will become tough."

Ingredients

20 m servings 330 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 330 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 10.1 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.1g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 37.2 g
  • 74%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 529 mg
  • 176%
  • Sodium:
  • 1228 mg
  • 49%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet over medium high heat, heat the and the garlic. Fry until garlic is golden brown.
  2. Add onion and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add squid and cook until they just turn white (do not overcook). Add the pineapple, celery, fish sauce, sugar and pepper. Stir fry for 2 minutes.
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Recipe is fantastic. I disagree with a previous review that squid takes forever to clean though - it is very quick and easy. Cut the tentacles off just in front of the eyes. Remove the beak. Sli...

Taste very good. My husband and I love it. I use pineapple crushed in a can and it still turned out so good.

I agree this is a very good dish. Remember you can add tomatoes and cubed bell peppers in this dish too and garnish it with cilantro! :)

pretty yummy, but squid take forever to clean and cut.

YUM! I'd never cooked with squid before, so I was a little worried, but this turned out just great! I actually used oyster sauce instead of fish sauce because I had it around. Not fishy tasting...

Growing up in a Vietnamese household, I would have to say this dish is very bland. My mom always used tomatoes in this dish. Cut them up into quarters and cook with the celery. I put spring onio...

We did not like this at all (I'm American my girlfriend is of Vietnamese decent). A very mild mellow flavor. The flavors didnt blend or meld together well. "Fried" is the wrong term for it. ...

This was fairly bland, so I added some chili sauce, which kicked it up a bit. All in all, I'm sure I could find a better way to prepare squid. Not horrible, but probably won't make it again.

This is a Delicacy, The flavors really comeout and it's so good. EXCELLENT EXCELLENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 5 STAR RATING *****