Chilli Salt Squid

Goodman Fielder Food Service
Chilli Salt Squid

Chilli Salt Squid

Posted on 24th October 2016
Who can resist crisp, chilli, salt and pepper tender squid? This irresistible combination is ideal as a starter or entree and can be found as a regular menu fixture in all types of food establishments.
Makes 1, scale as needed.

Ingredients

AmountMeasureName
330 g Baby Hawkesbury river squid prepared
1000 L Vegetable oil for deep frying
40 g White Wings Plain flour
5 g White pepper
5 g Sea Salt
5 g Chilli powder
20 g Picked coriander leaves
1 each Lemon
50 g ETA Mayonnaise

Method

 

Chili Salt Squid Squid Ingredients

For this recipe, we’re going to split up each of the various elements.

Step 1 – Heat Oil

Heat your deep fryer oil to 180 ºc.

Step 2 – Mix Ingredients

Mix the flour, sea salt, white pepper and chilli powder together.

Create flour mix

Step 3 – Lemon and Coriander Flavour

Cut the lemon into cheeks and set aside for later. Then use the centre piece of the lemon for juicing. Combine the lemon, mayonnaise and chopped coriander and add a pinch of black pepper.

Create mayo

Step 4 – Coat Squid

Toss the prepared squid in the flour mixture until it’s well coated.

Toss squid

Step 5 – Remove Excess Flour

Shake off any excess flour and then place the squid carefully one by one into the deep fryer.

Fry squid

Step 6 – Deep Fry Time

Fry the squid for about 2 minutes or until they’re nice and crispy. Remove and allow them to drain on a paper towel slightly to remove any excess oil

Fry until crispy

Step 7 – Drain Excess Oil

Carefully place some coriander into the deep fryer (as the coriander can spit) and fry until crispy. Then take the coriander out and allow it to drain on a paper towel.

Paper towel dry

Step 8 – Season and Serve

Mix the squid with the crispy coriander and plate up with a dollop of mayonnaise and lemon cheek on the side.

Mix with coriander

Plate with mayo

Finished product

Message from chef Benjamin Nicholls

Benjamin Nicholls

This Chilli Salt Squid is the perfect starter to add to your menu.  The combination of addictive flavours and crispy batter makes this dish an absolute must have.

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