Fried squid and garlic mayo Recipe

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  • Dairy-free

serves:

4

Skill:

medium

Cost:

splashing

Total Time:

00:08

Prep:

00:05

Cooking:

00:03

Fried squid is a soft, succulent dish- the garlic mayo adds a cheeky fast food flavour.

Ingredients

  • 6 squid pouches
  • 200ml (7fl oz) water
  • 75g (3oz) plain flour
  • Salt
  • Cooking oil
  • Lemon or lime juice
  • Fresh parsley
  • Garlic mayonnaise

Method

  • Cut the squid pouches into thick rings. Pat dry on kitchen paper.

  • Pour the water into a bowl and sift over plain flour and a large pinch of salt.

  • Whisk well until smooth.

  • Dip the squid rings in the batter mix, then deep-fry, in batches, in hot oil for 2-3 mins until crisp and golden.

  • Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.

  • Season with sea salt, freshly ground black pepper, a squeeze of lime or lemon juice and some chopped fresh parsley. Serve with garlic mayonnaise.

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