Battered Squid

Recipe by Iowahorse
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READY IN: 1hr 12mins
SERVES: 3-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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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 refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • Just before cooking, stir cornstarch into calamari mixture.
  • (important for crispness) Heat oil in large deep saucepan to 375°F (pinch of flour dropped 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.
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