A Thai inspired seafood dish with lots of flavor... and a punch!
I was going through my fridge, like everyone does in the middle of the night, and noticed I had some squid and prawns left from making Paella. So... I came up with a wonderful new recipe: Spicy Prawns & Squid served on GF Pad Thai rice noodles. It was soooooooo good!!!
It has sweet and salty notes...and it is spicy!
Prep time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Serves 6 people
You can add whatever seafood you want or have at hand. Just be creative and do your own thing! If you want to add Pho broth and make it a "fusion" of Thai and Vietnamese flavors: go for it!!!
1/2 pound prawns
1/2 pound of fresh squid (or frozen if it has been thawed)
1 box of store-bought GF Pad Thai noodles
1/4 cup of fish sauce
5 cloves of garlic (minced)
1 Small buch of coriander/cilantro
5 spring onions (chopped)
3 tablespoon of sweet chili sauce
2 tablespoons of rice vinegar
1 small red onion (diced)
3 tablespoons of vegetable oil
4 Thai chilies (chopped)
3 limes (halved)
In a glass bowl mix the prawns, squid, half of the cilantro, the red onion, fish sauce, sweet chili sauce, and rice vinegar.
Mix well, cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
Cook the pad Thai noodles as instructed in packaging. Drain and set aside.
In a cast iron pan or Wok heat up the oil and add the garlic, Thai chilies, and squid. Stir and cook until squid is done.
Add the prawns. Stir well. Cook until the prawns start to turn pink.
Add the rest of the marinade and the noodles. Stir well for 1 minute.
Serve and garnish with a lemon half, the rest of the coriander (cilantro) and the spring onions.