Battered Squid - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and SnacksRated 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
2 Tablespoonsminced garlic
1 TablespoonFish Sauce
1/2 CupWhite wine
4 TablespoonsChinese hot pepper sauce
2 PoundsCalamari -- cleaned, cut into rings
8 cupsoil and vinegar salad dressing -- for frying
6 largeIceberg lettuce -- Leaves
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
© Jim Catanich
"I baked this in an 8inch pan as someone suggested and had a major fail. I reduced the temp to 160 but I don't think it was reduced enough, rose so much in the middle and not at all on the outside. I'm going to give it a another go tonight as the flavour was pretty good!" - kjs0785
"This French toast recipe is different because it uses flour. I have given it to some friends and..." - john pickett
"Chili powder, cumin, paprika, and a few other easy-to-find spices make up this taco mix..." - bob cody
"Where is the onion and garlic in the recipe?" - northwoodcav
"I make pizza often. From finding the best dough recipe to the best kind of mozzarella and of course, the best sauce recipe, it's a never ending journey. Recently I came up with my favorite dough recipe. It's simple and it reminds me of pizza huts regular crust, not thin. So now I was ... " - melb b.
"Such a great recipe! It's wonderful just as written. I read reviews after I had made the soup and learned a lot of great additions or alternate techniques to complement this recipe. Will definetly make this one again... and again... and again! For novice cooks-do not cut your potatoes ahead of ... " - lilmack79