How to Cook Deep Fried Squid Rings (Calamares Fritos)
Recipe type: Seafood Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
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Serves: 4 servings
I think this is the best fried squid recipe I found. Try this one and you will surely love the calamares fritos.
  • ½ klio fresh squid (pusit), washed and cleaned
  • 2 tablespoons calamansi or lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon refined salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoon cooking oil
  • Cooking oil for deep frying
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How to cook calamares:
  1. Slice squid into ½ inch rings. Marinate for ½ hour in 1 tablespoon of the calamansi juice and sea salt.
  2. Drain In a bowl, combine cornstarch, flour, salt and baking soda.
  3. In another bowl, blend water, the remaining calamansi juice, egg and oil.
  4. Dip squid rings into flour mixture, then into egg mixture, and deep fry until golden brown.
  5. Serve hot with sweet chili sauce or vinegar with garlic.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup Calories: 296
Recipe by Panlasang Pinoy Meaty Recipes at