2 - 3 servings
How to cook Pinoy Calamares (Fried Squid Rings)
- 1 pound fresh or frozen squids (calamares), cleaned and sliced into rings (around 1 inch thick)
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs
- 3 eggs, beaten
- Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
- 2-1/2 cups cooking oil (for deep frying)
- Combine squid, salt, and ground black pepper then mix well. Let stand for 10-20 minutes.
- Heat a cooking pot the pour-in cooking oil. Set the fire to low.
- Dredge the squid in flour then dip in beaten egg and roll over breadcrumbs.
- When the oil is hot enough, deep fry the squid until the color of the coating turns brown and crispy. Turn once.
- Remove the fried squid from the cooking pot and transfer in a plate lined with paper towels.
- Serve the Pinoy Calamares (Fried Squid Rings) hot with sinamak or Asian dipping sauce.
The Pinoy Calamares (Fried Squid Rings) recipe easy to prepare and so good!
Calamares is actually a Spanish word for squids, but it is often referred to fried squid rings. This dish is simple but a little bit tedious to prepare for it involve several steps: dredging in the flour, dipping in beaten eggs, rolling into bread crumbs and finally deep frying.
This recipe for Pinoy Calamares (Fried Squid Rings) serves/makes: 2 - 3 servings
The Pinoy Calamares (Fried Squid Rings) recipe is adopted from The Philippine cookbook By Reynaldo Alejandro.
Main Ingredient: Squid/Cuttlefish
Preparation Method: Deep Fried
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