Shredded & Stir-Fried Dried Squid (진미채볶음)

Shredded & Stir-Fried Dried Squid (진미채볶음)

Discover the secret to making tender Shredded & Stir-Fried Dried Squid, known as 진미채볶음.

[6+ Servings, Less than 15 Minutes, Easy to Make]

Shredded & Stir-Fried Dried Squid is a beloved Korean side dish known for its unique texture and rich flavor. This recipe guides you through making a soft and savory version of this dish. It's incredibly quick and easy, taking less than 15 minutes to prepare. The combination of sweet, spicy, and savory flavors makes this dish a crowd-pleaser, suitable even for those who are new to Korean cooking.


  • Dried Squid, 180g
  • Mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons
  • Gochujang (Korean red pepper paste), 2 tablespoons
  • Red Pepper Powder, 1 tablespoon
  • Soy Sauce, 1.5 tablespoons
  • Minced Garlic, 1/2 tablespoon
  • Sesame Oil, 1 tablespoon
  • Sugar, 1 tablespoon
  • Oligosaccharide (올리고당 - can substitute with simple syrup or similar sweetener), 1.5 tablespoons
  • Sesame Salt, 0.5 tablespoon


  1. Rinse the dried squid in water twice and drain well.
  2. Mix it with about 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise and set aside.
  3. Prepare the sauce.
  4. In a lightly oiled pan, cook the sauce with about 4 tablespoons of water on low heat until it boils.
  5. Add the shredded dried squid to the sauce in the pan and stir-fry.
  6. Stir-fry quickly, ensuring the shredded squid is evenly coated with the sauce.
  7. Finish by adding 1.5 tablespoons of oligosaccharide (or simple syrup) and sprinkling sesame salt.


Notes: This dish is a wonderful blend of sweet, spicy, and savory, making it a versatile side dish for any Korean meal. Feel free to adjust the amount of gochujang and sugar to suit your taste preferences.

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