This one is really easy, especially if you don’t need to clean the squids yourself. You can serve these Fried Pepper Squid Rings as a snack, starter or on the side. ( For Batter Fried Squids, click here )
Serves: 2 to 4 Persons
Prep. Time: 20 Mins.
Cooking Time: 2 Mins per batch
[Standard Measure – 1 cup = 250 ml ]
- Squids – 6 medium sized
- Maida [APF] – ½ cup
- Pepper Powder (coarse, freshly ground) – 1 ½ tbsp..
- Oil to deep fry
- Salt – 1 ½ tsp.
- A small zip lock or plastic bag
Step 1: Clean the squids and make 1 cm thick rings. Then put in a sieve and allow to drain completely.
Step 2: Take the zip lock bag and add the flour, salt and pepper powder to it. Zip the bag and shake it to mix everything.
Step 3: Heat oil in a pan. When hot lower the heat slightly.
Step 4: Place a few rings into the zip lock bag, zip it, and shake to coat the rings. Remove and shake off excess flour mixture. Do this to coat all the rings.
Step 5: Finally fry the rings, in batches, in medium-hot oil for 1 ½ to 2 minutes till golden in colour. Remove and place on paper towels. Serve hot.