Squid rings, fried in batter - recipe
There are several options squid cooking. Especially popular are the seafood, fried in batter. This dish may be supplied as a supplement to garnish or as a snack to beer.
In modern stores are represented mainly frozen squid, as the shelf life of chilled product is small. Before you start cooking the frozen semi-finished product should be thawed in air and clean. Recommended to clean squid under running water. Before cleaning, you can douse them with boiling water.
It is advisable to purchase the carcass of squid and not the un-prefabricated, as they are much easier to clean. In this case, it is only necessary to remove all of the film and pull chitinous plate. It is easily groped inside the squid and not less easily removed.
Prepared carcass must be cut into rings of about 1 cm thick, put in a bowl and salt. To prepare beer batter to mix in a large bowl 0, 5 liters of lager, 2 eggs, 400 grams of flour and add salt to taste. Obtained batter enough for cooking 1 kg of frozen and peeled squid.
In a frying pan with a thick bottom is necessary to heat the vegetable oil. squid rings should be alternately dipped in batter and spread on a heated pan. Oils need a lot, because it has the ability to quickly soak into the crust formed on the surface of the product. Roast squid rings must be 3-4 minutes on each side. At the end of the preparation they need to put on a paper towel to absorb excess fat.
For the preparation of fried seafood oil in batter can be used, mixed with mineral water. Thawed and peeled squid in an amount of 0, 5 kg must cut rings, put in a bowl, and sprinkle with salt marinade. To prepare the marinade, you need to mix 3 tablespoons lemon juice, 2 cloves of garlic, passed through the press, and herbs.
To knead batter require 1 egg, 150 g of high-grade flour, 150 g mineral water, garlic, salt. All the ingredients you need to mix in a large bowl. Marinated for 10-15 minutes squid rings must be alternately dipped in batter, spread on a hot frying pan and fried for 2-3 minutes on each side.
The batter can also be prepared on the basis of yogurt. To do this you need to mix in a deep bowl, cup of flour, 1, 5 cups of yogurt, 1 egg, salt and spices to taste and half teaspoon of baking soda, slaked in lemon juice.
Knead the batter can be on the water. For this it is necessary to mix 200 grams of flour, 200 grams of water, and 1 egg, salt. To make the batter the original taste, you can add a little cheese, grated on a coarse grater.