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AKwan’s Kitchen: How To Make Spicy Salty Squid

Well, the holidays are now over so it’s time to get back to our regularly scheduled program and make Asian dishes once again! This week, we show you how to make a favorite of yours–spicy & salty squid; it’s actually pretty easy… and tasty! Nom nom nom!

Full written recipe, outtakes, and behind-the-scenes video after the jump.

Outtakes and behind-the-scenes:

– squid (duh)
– flour
– chili powder
– chili pepper
– salt
– oil
– 2 eggs

0.) If using fresh, raw squid, make sure you clean and gut them thoroughly first!
1.) Fresh or frozen, cut the squid into little rings.
2.) Beat the 2 eggs in a bowl.
3.) Dip the squid rings into the beaten eggs.
4.) Then dip them into the flour.
5.) Deep-fry in oil at about 360 degrees F until golden brown.
6.) Remove squid from oil and absorb excess oil with paper towel.
7.) In a pan, heat up some salt, chili powder, and diced chili pepper without any oil until the salt starts to turn brown.
8.) Sprinkle heated spices over squid in a separate bowl and toss to flavor. Repeat if desired and necessary.
9.) And there you have it: a super simple recipe for a Chinese food staple–spicy salty squid! Nom nom nom!

Good luck!

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