How To Make The Best Deep Fried Squid Rings

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Mar. 17, 2019

This classic recipe is definitely worth a go is the best fried squid you will ever have!


For the squid:
Squid 4 Medium , cleaned
Lime 1 , juiced
Freshly cracked black pepper To Taste
Salt To Taste
Vegetable oil/Groundnut oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (((((For deep frying)))))
Corn flour 3 Tablespoon
For the dressing:
Green peppercorns in brine 2 Tablespoon
Red chilli 1
Ginger piece 1/4 Inch , finely grated
Thai fish sauce 3 Tablespoon
Rice vinegar 3 Tablespoon
Caster sugar 75 Gram
Soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
Lime 1 , juiced
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
To serve:
Baby coriander leaves To Taste
Lime slices 4 Small



1. To make the dressing, put all the ingredients in a small pan and simmer, stirring until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture has thickened. Leave to cool slightly.

2. Using a sharp knife slice the squid tube into 1cm thick rings.

3. Place in a bowl and squeeze over fresh lime juice, season well with salt & pepper and leave to cure for 2 minutes.

4. Heat plenty of oil in a large saucepan or deep fryer to 180c/350f.

5. Dry the squid throughly on kitchen paper, then toss with cornflour.

6. Shake off the excess and deep-fry in batches for 2 minutes or until golden and crisp.

7. Drain of kitchen paper, then plate up the rings and drizzle over the dressing with a slice of lime on the side and coriander to garnish.


8. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4