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Salt and Pepper Squid

Category: Starters

Serves: 2 people

Preparing time: 00:00

Cooking time: 00:00


285g squid (cut into bite size pieces)

1 tsp coarse sea salt

1 tsp black peppercorns

30g cornflour

1 red chilli (finely sliced)

2 spring onions (finely sliced)

vegetable oil for deep frying

Cooking Method

Step 1

Prepare the squid and pat dry with kitchen paper.

Step 2

Heat the peppercorns in a dry wok for 1 minute.Remove and crush in a pestle and mortar together with the sea salt.

Step 3

Place the squid in a bowl and add the salt and pepper mixture. Then add the cornflour and mix it with the squid to coat it well.

Step 4

Heat some oil in a wok and when hot, drop the coated squid gently into it and cook it for about a minute. Remove the squid with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.

Step 5

Remove most of the oil from the wok and quickly fry the finely sliced red chilli and spring onion for 1 minute. Do not allow it to burn.

Step 6

Transfer the squid to a serving plate and garnish with the fried chilli and spring onions. Serve with a wedge of lime.

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