500 grams squid
1/2 cup thinly sliced young ginger
1 onion, cut into thin slices
1 cup short lengths of Chinese celery
1/4 cup mint leaves1 thinly sliced red spur chilli
10 tiny hot chillies, finely pounded
3 garlic bulbs, peeled and finely pounded
3 tbsp. fish sauce
1/4 cup lime juice
Mix all the ingredients together.
1. Remove the skin and the inedible portions the squid, wash well, carve the flesh in a crosshatch pattern, and then cut into bite-sized pieces.
2. Immerse the squid in boiling water for a short time, then remove and drain.
3. Place the squid in a bowl, add the onion , ginger, celery,and mint leaves, pour on the dressing and toss gently.
4. Transfer to a plate with lettuce, garnish with the spur chilli, carrot and serve