Calamari (Fried Squid)

 

My youngest child is obsessed with calamari and while I don’t eat it as I’m vegan, I like to share what the whole family enjoy, here.

This is my Dad’s recipe.

Calamari (Fried Squid)

Ingredients:

1 tbsp sea salt
4 tbsp plain flour
4 tbsp cornflour
400g squid tubes, washed
Vegetable oil for deep frying
Lemon and lemon wedges
Black pepper
Cayenne pepper
Parsley stalks

Method:

Mix the plain flour and corn flour with the sea salt. Cut the squid tubes into rings with a sharp knife. Fill a large pan with vegetable oil. Dip the squid rings into the flour, shaking off excess flour and fry for 2-3 minutes until crispy and golden.
Squeeze lemon over the rings and sprinkle with cayenne and black pepper. Garnish with parsley stalks and lemon wedges.

Photograph ©Peter Broadbent.

 

 

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12 Responses

  1. Mama and More aka Zaz

    Finally got around to writing up this recipe for carrot cake – we make it all the time, and I don’t know how we are all not gigantic, it is so delicious, and I figure it’s healthy, right? carrots?? xxx

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  2. Lauren

    Oh hello Calamari! I had this twice last week, once as a starter and once in a salad. Harry stole most of the ones from my salad which I was quite impressed with.
    x

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