Saturday, 1 June 2013

Take a break; grab a beer and enjoy it with my calamares

Last night, i thought of taking a break from stress. I stopped contemplating for a while on difficulties, hindrances of goals (that I haven't been able to achieve) and failures that serve as lessons in life (and are meant to be treasured, of course!). I grabbed a beer and enjoyed it with my calamares masterpiece.

Below are the ingredients:

1. medium to large sized squid, cleaned and sliced into rings
2. all-purpose flour
3. 1 piece raw egg, beaten
4. 3/4 cup breadcrumbs
5. 1 teaspoon salt
6. 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
7. 2 cups cooking oil

How I prepared my Calamares Masterpiece:

  1. I combined the squid, salt, and ground black pepper then mixed well. 
  2. Poured-in cooking oil in the cooking pot.
  3. Dredged the squid in flour then dipped in the beaten egg and rolled over on breadcrumbs.
  4. When the oil is hot enough, i deep-fried the squid until the color of the coating turned brown. Note: This should only take about 2 to 3 minutes in medium heat. Do not overcook the squid.
  5. Removed the fried squid from the cooking pot and transferred in a plate.
  6. Served with hot n spicy ketchup.
  7. Enjoyed eating my calamares with a bottle of beer.

We must take a break sometimes, wind down, feel at ease and forget about our worries. Every single thing, I suppose, really happens for a certain REASON!
Enjoy guys! 'til then... c;

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