Thai Food Recipe – Undercover Squids! (Pla Muk Suam Goong)

Undercover Squids in Thai, Pla Muk Suam Goong


500 g. fresh squid (clean and cut to 1½ inch)
500 g. shrimp (peel, de-veined, and crush)
1 carrot (cut to 1-inch pieces)
1/2 cup green pea
1/2 cup baby corn (cut to 1-inch pieces)
1 tsp. pepper
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tbsp. tapioca flour
2 cup vegetable oil
2 tbsp. oyster sauce

Cooking Instructions:

1. Mix crushed shrimp meat with pepper and salt. Knead it until it gets soft.

2. After that, put the shrimp into the squid that we prepared.

3. Drop the squid into a bowl of tapioca flour. Make it round shape and deep fry in vegetable oil of medium heat.

4. When the squid turn gold and crunchy, remove from the pan and leave it drain.

5. During that time, heat the pan and add 1 tbsp. of vegetable oil. When the pan is hot, add carrot, green pea, baby corn and 2 tbsp. oyster sauce. Quick stir and remove into the plate.

Prepare the sauce:

2 tbsp. minced pork
2 tbsp. minced onion
1 tbsp minced coriander root
2 tbsp. ketchup
2 tbsp. oyster sauce

6. After you finished with the vegetable, in the same pan add 1 tbsp. vegetable oil.

7. When the pan is hot, add minced pork, onion, coriander root and stir fry for 4 minutes.

8. Next, add ketchup and oyster sauce. Mix well.

9. Place deep fried squid on a plate and dress the sauce on top. Don’t forget to serve stir fried vegetable on a side.

hehe… I have just came out with this name undercover squids for this recipe and think that it is a really cool name and maybe it will make some children, who are tired of the same food they have everyday, get excited. 🙂

Sawasdee Ka - Joy