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

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"Just made this tonight... It was really good -I HAD to add bacon though. Fried up 4 thick slices of bacon then sauteed the onions in the bacon grease before adding to give the soup some flavor. Put 1/2 the crumbled bacon in the soup then used the rest as garnish. Added green ... " - amikins

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"I bought a very cheap roast and stabbed it all over with a fork (just to make sure that it was dead). I used the mixed dry ingredients as a rub before sprinkling the rest over the meat. Like other people, I cut the dressing mix somewhat (but I did so to reduce the sodium content and not ... " - millereg

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