Calamari a la romana: easy recipe for battered squid
For those who still have the doubt, squid to the Roman and battered squid are exactly the same.
There are different ways to prepare calamari to the Roman, today we will concentrate on the easiest.
The idea is that we prepare this classic dish of the bars, in the quickest possible way, and that we can consume it for an aperitif at home, or for a Mediterranean dinner.
Recipe calamari a la romana
To make breaded squid, the ideal thing is fresh mollusk, try not to buy squid from the box or bag previously frozen and cut.
Sliced squid to the Romans
If by chance you have a Fryer in your kitchen, you can use it for an optimal result when frying squids. In that case, wait for the oil to heat up to 170 degrees, to introduce the breaded squid.
Another method to coat the squid
As we said At the beginning, for this recipe of breaded squid we have explained the simplest method to follow. However, there are other techniques to reboar, including this one that takes a little more time, but with which you will achieve a different consistency that will be very worthwhile.
- From the start, you will need to separate the yolks and egg whites. On the one hand, the yolks will be mixed with the milk, and also with the batter flour. On the other, we will mount the whites until the snow. We can do this by hand or with an electric mixer (I prefer to save the work with the second one).
- Once the egg whites are assembled, we will mix them with the yolks and salt the mixture.
- Before frying the squid we will soak it in it, and it will not be necessary to pass it through a plate of flour.
As a result of this process, the final batter will be more spongy.>
Another technique proposes to place a little yeast in the flour of the batter, to get more volume.
Sauces to accompany the calamari a la romana
The most traditional is to accompany squid battered with mayonnaise.