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Deep-Fried Calamari

Deep-Fried Calamari

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Ingredients

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3 Egg yolks
1 ts Dried Oregano
Oil; for deep-frying
150 ml Single cream
1 clove Garlic; crushed
2 tb Plain flour
Salt
2 tb Grated Parmesan; fresh
6 Squid; cleaned and bodies cut into rings

Original recipe makes 4

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Preparation

Pour the cream into a large bowl and set in the egg yolks, cheese, flour, garlic and oregano to make a smooth batter. Season with freshly ground black pepper. Heat enough oil in a deep pan for deep-frying. When hot enough the oil should be 160-180?C (325-350F); a piece of bread dropped in the oil will sizzle and become golden brown in 30 seconds. Dip the squid rings and tentacles into the batter, one at a time and put into the oil. Fry for 2-3 minutes until golden brown. Drain on kitchen paper and serve immediately, sprinkled with salt.

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This was VERY messy. When we cooked it, the batter fell away from the calamari, and the oil bubbled up significantly. It was hard to control a 'boil over'. When we finally finished, there were mixed outcomes. One third had no breading, one third had clumps, and one third was burnt. It tasted good, but e might try a different recipe next time.
dionemarie69 4 years ago
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