Stir-fried squid

Ojingeo-bokkeum 오징어볶음



Makes 2 servings.


  1. Remove the squid’s intestines
  2. Wash and drain the squid. Cut it into strips (about 2-3 cups worth) and place them in a bowl.
  3. Prepare a big plate for your vegetables.
  4. Cut a carrot thinly and diagonally and place it on a big plate.
  5. Cut 12 green onions into pieces 5-7 cm in length and put them on the plate.
  6. Slice 1 medium size onion and put it on the plate.
  7. Slice 1 green chili pepper and put it on the plate.
  8. Prepare a small bowl and make hot paste by mixing 5 cloves of minced garlic, 2½ tbs of soy sauce, 2 tbs hot pepper flakes, and 1 tbs sugar.
  9. Heat a pan or wok over high heat and put 1 tbs olive oil in it.
  10. Stir fry by adding vegetables in this order: carrots, onions, green onions, and chili pepper. Stir fry for about 2 minutes
  11. Add squid strips and the hot paste and continue to stir fry for a few minutes
  12. Sprinkle some sesame oil and transfer to a serving dish and serve with rice.




  1. cincharmer Houston, Texas My profile page joined 8/16
    Posted August 10th, 2016 at 8:42 am | # |

    Hey Maangchi!

    I wanted to add flat noodles to this dish but I don’t know if I can and how to do so. I would really appreciate your help!!

  2. Oxicl33n California My profile page joined 3/16
    Posted March 28th, 2016 at 5:58 pm | # |

    I made this the other day and it was so good! I’m going to try it with tofu tonight

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    • Maangchi New York City My profile page joined 8/08
      Posted April 4th, 2016 at 6:18 pm | # |

      Thank you for sharing the photo of your stir-fried squid! I haven’t made this for a while. I should make this soon!

  3. Oxide California My profile page joined 2/15
    Posted April 11th, 2015 at 2:18 pm | # |

    I was looking for an octopus recipe when I came across this old recipe of your from 2007. I did not watch the video, just read the text. Immediately I knew I had to make this. A quick call to my local fish monger — “no! Squid season does not start until May 1st.” But … a 2-1/2 lb block of frozen, cleaned squid.

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  4. Miss Kim78 socali My profile page joined 3/13
    Posted March 14th, 2013 at 6:44 am | # |

    Hi Maangchi. The dish looks great. I actually tried this recipe of yours a while back and it was fantastic. I was wondering if you had any recipes for something similar for this ojinguh-gopchang bokkeum dish…not even sure the exact name of it..but my aunt in Korea sent me a pic of it. I tried to upload it to you but not sure how. I wonder how it would taste if I added gopchang to this recipe? Do you think the same ingredients will balance out the flavors with the addition of gopchang? Or maybe it should be adjusted with other ingredients so that the ojinguh and gopchang compliment each other when combined without one overpowering the other??

  5. lmhjgsfever Hungary My profile page joined 1/12
    Posted January 12th, 2012 at 7:25 pm | # |

    I made this for dinner and it was really amazing, I love it I cannot wait to eat the leftovers for breakfast Korean style this is a link to the picture,

  6. taxwizz Canada My profile page joined 12/11
    Posted December 4th, 2011 at 10:34 am | # |

    Question…..What kind of hot pepper flakes do you use?

  7. taxwizz Canada My profile page joined 12/11
    Posted December 4th, 2011 at 10:32 am | # |

    Please……LOSE THE MUSIC !!!!!!
    You are hard enough to understand without it.

    But….The squid looks GREAT.

    I had spicy squid bokum las night at my local sushi place, and I cannot wait to make it on my boat.

    But PEASE…….Lose the music.

  8. harry Whidbey Island, WA My profile page joined 12/10
    Posted November 17th, 2011 at 10:37 am | # |

    Made this for supper last night. It smelled so good while it was cooking and tasted even better. It is very quick and easy to make and so delicious!

    I used Anaheim pepper since korean peppers are impossible to get locally. Not too spicy and good flavor. Thank you for the great recipe, Maanchi.

  9. Boarder London My profile page joined 10/11
    Posted October 12th, 2011 at 12:20 pm | # |

    Hello, I want to make this recipe and I can’t get to the shops. Can I use a hot red chilli instead of a green one?

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