Ika salad with squid

Konnichiwa, gourmets! Today we are preparing a Japanese Ika salad – a salad with squid and a spicy dressing for it. This is a light salad of squid, cucumber, carrots with a slight aftertaste of sesame oil and rice vinegar.

This salad, like the main part of Japanese cuisine, can be safely called low-calorie. Fresh crispy vegetables combined with tender boiled squid without mayonnaise is both a light snack at work and a full lunch for the whole family.

Japanese salad with squid and cucumber

Ingredients

  • Squid
  • Carrots
  • Cucumber
  • Green onion
  • Soy sauce
  • Rice vinegar
  • Sesame oil
  • Sugar
  • Sesame seeds

Salad with squid and cucumber recipe

Peel the squid, remove the transparent thin film and boil for no more than two minutes in boiling water. After that, let it cool down a little.

Peel the carrots and cut into strips. It is convenient to use a special grater.

Cut the cucumber into thin strips.

Cut the squid as thick as a cucumber.

Finely chop the green onion.

Mix all the ingredients in a deep bowl.

Add soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, sugar and fried sesame seeds to a bowl. Mix everything up.

Put it in the refrigerator for an hour.

Recipe type: Salads
Recipe type: Japanese
Yield: 4
Prep time:
Cook time:

Ika salad with squid

Ingredients:

Squid — 330 grams
Carrots — 80 grams
Cucumber — 200 grams
Green onion — 2 feathers
Soy sauce — 2 tablespoons
Rice vinegar — 2 tablespoons
Sesame oil — 1 tablespoon
Sugar — 1 teaspoon
Sesame seeds – 1 tablespoon

Directions:

1. Clean the squid, remove the transparent thin film.
2. Boil the squid for 1.5 minutes in boiling water. After that, let it cool down a little.
3. Peel the carrots and cut into strips. It is convenient to use a special grater.
4. Cut the cucumber into thin strips the length of your index finger.
5. Cut the squid as thick as a cucumber.
6. Finely chop the green onion.
7. Mix all the ingredients in a deep bowl.
8. Add soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, sugar and fried sesame seeds to a bowl. Mix everything up.
9. Put it in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

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