Muc Xao Thom – Fried Squid w/ Pineapple

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Muc Xao Thom – Fried Squid w/ Pineapple
Categories: Seafood, Ethnic, Vietnamese, Asian, Fruit, Main dish
Yield: 4 servings

2 tb Peanut oil
2 ea Garlic cloves minced
1 ea Onion cut into wedges
2 lb Squid cleaned cut to 1/2″ rings
1/2 Fresh pineapple peeled & cored & chopped
4 ea Celery ribs cut to 2″ pieces
4 tb Fish sauce (Nuoc Mam)
1 ts White sugar
1 ts Black pepper ground

Heat your oil in a large skillet over med-high heatyour.
Add  garlic then fry until garlic is golden brown.
Add onion then stir-fry for 1 min.
Add squid then cook until they just turn white.
Do not overcook.
Add your pineapple, celery, fish sauce, sugar & pepper.
Stir fry for 2 mins.

ORIGIN: Phao Thi Luong, Galveston-TX, circa 1998

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Viet Nam vet with the usual baggage but mine is now packed away. Public health specialist & medical anthropologist have worked all over the globe, most recent work since 1988 in the former Soviet Union (now the CIS/NIS) & based out of Flo

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