Pinoy Calamares (Fried Squid Rings) Recipe

Serves/Makes: 2 - 3 servings

Ingredients:

  • 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)
How to cook Pinoy Calamares (Fried Squid Rings):
  • 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.
Pinoy Calamares (Fried Squid Rings) recipe

Note:

The Pinoy Calamares (Fried Squid Rings) recipe easy to prepare and so good!

Comments:

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 (more Squid/Cuttlefish recipes)
Preparation Method: Deep Fried (more Deep Fried recipes)
Cuisine: Filipino (more Filipino recipes)

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