Battered Squid

Recipe: Appetizer : Battered Squid - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition Facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

1 teaspoonsalt

1/4 teaspoonpepper

2 Tablespoonsminced garlic

1 TablespoonFish Sauce

1/2 CupWhite wine

2 Eggs

1 teaspoonpaprika

4 TablespoonsChinese hot pepper sauce

1 CupFlour

2 PoundsCalamari -- cleaned, cut into rings

6 Tablespoonscornstarch

8 cupsoil and vinegar salad dressing -- for frying

6 largeIceberg lettuce -- Leaves

Curry mayonaise

Directions

Combine salt, pepper, garlic, fish sauce, wine, eggs, pepper sauce and paprika in blender and blend 30 seconds.Pour mixture into a large bowl and stir in flour just until combined. Do not overmix.

Add calamari. Cover with plastic warp and refigerate at least 1 hour.Just before cooking, stir cornstarch into calamari mixture.(important for crispness)

Heat oil in large deep saucepan to 375 deg. (pinch of flourdropped into oil bubbles).Drop small batch of calamari into hot oil.Do not crowd the pan. Cook in batches until calamari rings are golden brown and crispy (about 2 minutes).Remove and drain on paper towels.

To serve; fill each lettuce leaf with 1 cup calamari and serve with Curry Mayo




Latest Reviews

"This is the best sauce you will ever make! It's absolutely perfect!" - barbara m.

"When do i add the wine? What a great recipe. Quick and easy!" - latosha m.

"I made this last night, it was a HUGE hit! my kids both loved it and my hubby devoured it and I loved it too, I will be making this again for sure! thanks for the recipe!" - donna

"This lightly spiced bread pudding is made with simple pantry items like bread, eggs, milk, and..." - aeposey

"Sorry, but this was just WAY TO SALTY for my family. I followed the recipe exactly. If I ever try it again, I will definately cut the dry ranch dressing in half as you suggested." - mrs. dj

"Bacon adds a little saltiness to this broccoli salad recipe made with sunflower seeds, red onion,..." - bs4u2c

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