Salt & Pepper Squid

Ingredients: (makes 6)
  • 180g cornflour
  • 170ml sparkling water
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • Light-flavoured oil
  • Sunflower oil (for frying)
  • 500g squid, cleaned and cut into 6cm pieces
  • 1 red chili, finely sliced
  • Lime wedges (to serve)
  • Mix together 120g of the cornflour and the sparkling water to make a batter. Season the remaining cornflour with salt and pepper.
  • Place a wok over medium–high heat. Heat 5cm oil in the wok until very hot.
  • Dust the squid in the seasoned cornflour and then dip in the batter. Fry in small batches until golden and crisp. Add the chili for the last few seconds.
  • Drain on kitchen paper and serve with lime wedges, fried red chili and seasoning! Enjoy!

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