Stir-Fried Squid with Peppers and Mushrooms


Preparation info
  • this would serve

    2 or 3

    people as a main course.
    • Difficulty


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By Irene Kuo

Published 1977

  • About

The tender pieces of white squid are beautifully embellished with the crisp green peppers and fluffy black mushrooms. Frilling makes the vegetables resemble flower petals. A beautiful dish with a delicate taste,


  • pounds fresh squid
  • 2 small green peppers
  • 8 small dried black Chinese mushrooms



1) Remove the head and tentacles; save for another use. 2) Peel off the purple membrane and slit each squid; 3) remove the cartilage. Rinse well and blot dry. 4) Score the surface with small crisscross patterns; then cut into 2-inch squares. Put these in a mixing bowl and toss with 1