If you'd like, peel the squid first. Cut it into bite-sized pieces. Divide the broccoli into florets.
Blanch the squid and the broccoli.
Mince the garlic. Heat the sesame oil in a frying pan over low heat, and sauté the garlic.
When fragrant, add the squid and broccoli, and stir-fry briskly.
Add the ★ seasonings. Taste, and adjust the flavor.
Add the ◇ katakuriko dissolved in water to finish.
Story Behind this Recipe
I was able to buy a ton of cheap squid fin, so, I made this dish without much thought… which, actually, turned out to be delicious. My husband gobbled it up, saying, "I can't stop reaching for it!"
You only need to stir-fry briefly since the ingredients are blanched. (I thought that by blanching the ingredients first I won't need to worry about whether or not they are cooked enough. It's slightly tedious, but that's why I went through the blanching.