Tuesday, July 23, 2013

BFC - Baktao Fried Calamari Recipe

Since my blog is specially named after the famous cuttlefish - baktao, I definitely must have a Calamari recipe right? Hence I'm featuring my special Baktao Fried Calamari recipe with home made tar tar sauce here! The portions are mostly trial and error so adjust the ingredients portion to your own preference!

If you're looking for a simple Calamari recipe to cook your che bak/green eye squid or even baktao/cuttlefish after your Sibu Kelong trip, this is the recipe for you!

Tasty fried calamari!
Batter Recipe (mix batter in a bowl evenly)
2 Cups normal flour
1 tbsp Oregano
1 tbsp Paprika
1 tbsp crushed black pepper
1 tbsp salt or garlic salt to taste

Tar tar Sauce Recipe (mix in a bowl and adjust ingredients according to your personal taste preference)
3 spoons mayo
1 tbsp pickle relish
1 slice lemon juice squeezed
1 tbsp onion powder
1 tbsp black pepper
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp water

Other ingredients
400g squid rings
1 cup of milk (soak squid rings for 2 hours prior to cooking)

1. Heat oil to 360 degrees
2. Remove squid rings from milk and use a chopsticks to dip them into the beaten egg, followed by coating it with the batter.
3. Use chopsticks to place squid rings on by one into the fryer or frying pan
4. Fry for about 3 minutes and its's ready to serve!

 
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