1. Combine squid in skillet with lightly salted boiling water to barely cover. Simmer one minute, or until opaque throughout. Drain. Combine in dish with onion to taste.
2. In tiny pan stir pepper flakes over low heat until aromatic and toasty; be careful not to burn -- about 30 seconds. Transfer to small dish; add 2 tsps fish sauce, lemon juice, lemon grass, 1 1/2 tsps brown sugar, and hot pepper or pepper sauce to taste. Toss with squid and onions. Let stand 5 minutes. Adjust seasoning, which should be quite fierce.
3. Cover and chill. Serve on lettuce, sprinkled with cilantro.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (88g)|
|Recipe Makes: 6|
|Calories from Fat: 8 (11%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 0.8g||1 %|
|Saturated Fat 0.2g||1 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.3g|
|Cholesterol 130.5mg||40 %|
|Sodium 258.9mg||9 %|
|Potassium 204.5mg||5 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 7.2g||2 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.3g||1 %|
|Sugars, other 6.9g|
|Protein 9.2g||13 %|
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Calories per serving: 74
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