Thursday, September 13, 2012

Fried Calamari

I miss Philippines and one of the things that I can actually do to feel like I'm back home is cook Filipino food.
One of my favorite Filipino food is Calamari and will share to you how we normally cook Calamari Filipino way. Well, this is actually my mother's recipe....:)
Hope you enjoy!!!

Fried Calamari 

1 large Squid
3 Tsp Salt
2 Tsp Pepper
1 Cup All Purpose Flour (or other coating flour)
Cooking Oil

1) Wash and clean the squid. Slice the squid tube horizontally about 1/2 inch wide. 
    Mix salt and pepper together with the squid rings.
    Set aside for 10 minutes.

2) In a large bowl, pour flour.
    Roll squid rings one by one in the flour mixture until they are covered.
    Place them on a clean plate.

3) On a pan with oil, turn heat to medium-high, until the oil begins to bubble.

4) Place the squid rings on the pan, make sure they have enough spaces from each other.
    Fry until golden brown.

5) When the rings are done frying, remove from the oil and place on a paper towel to drain.

5) Serve while still hot.

Sauce Ingredients:
Mayo Dip
3 Tbsp Ketchup
3 Tbsp Mayo
- mix together

Soy Sauce Dip
3 Tbsp Soy Sauce
3 Tbsp Vinegar
1 Tsp Chopped Garlic
2 Tsp Chopped Onion
-mix together

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