Deep Fried Salted Egg Squid Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Deep Fried Salted Egg Squid is a popular Asian dish that combines the briny richness of salted egg yolk with tender and crispy squid. The squid is coated in a salted egg yolk batter, then deep-fried until golden and crunchy. The result is a flavorful and addictive dish that is perfect as an appetizer or main course. Serve the Deep Fried Salted Egg Squid with steamed rice or as part of a seafood feast for a delicious and satisfying meal.

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Deep Fried Salted Egg Squid

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Ingredients for Deep Fried Salted Egg Squid Recipe

  • 1/2 pound Squid
  • 2 Salted Egg Yolks, Mashed
  • 0.13 cup Cornstarch
  • 5 Curry Leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chili Flakes
  • as per your need Oil, For Frying
  • as required Lime Or Lemon Wedges, For Serving

Directions: Deep Fried Salted Egg Squid Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Clean the squid and cut it into rings or strips.
  • STEP 2.In a bowl, mix salted egg yolks, cornstarch, curry leaves, and chili flakes.
  • STEP 3.Coat the squid pieces with the salted egg yolk mixture.
  • STEP 4.Heat oil in a deep fryer or a large pot to 350°F (175°C).
  • STEP 5.Carefully place the coated squid into the hot oil and fry until golden and crispy.
  • STEP 6.Remove the fried squid from the oil and drain on paper towels.
  • STEP 7.Serve the Deep Fried Salted Egg Squid hot with a squeeze of lime or lemon.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to pat the squid dry before coating it to ensure the batter adheres well.
  • If you prefer a spicier dish, you can increase the amount of chili flakes or add chopped fresh chili peppers.
  • For an extra burst of flavor, sprinkle some salted egg yolk powder over the fried squid before serving.

Storage and Serving

  • Deep Fried Salted Egg Squid is best enjoyed immediately after frying for maximum crispiness.
  • If you have leftovers, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the squid in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for a few minutes to regain its crispiness.
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Recipe By Slurrp