Deep Fried Honey Baby Squids – 蜜汁小鱿鱼

What’s better than a squid? Baby squids of course. They are all bite-sized so you can enjoy the full FLAVOURS of a whole squid in every mouthful.

But that’s not all, imagine a mouthful of crunchiness coated in a sweet honey and soy based sauce. It’s amazing how two simple ingredients can create such a delectable sauce!

Thanks to our friends from Dish The Fish for recommending us the baby squids that we used for the video. These are really hard to find even at the wet market! Do check them out at www.facebook.com/dishthefishsg

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  • Servings: 4

  • Time: 25 min

  • Skill: Easy

Ingredients

  1. 1 kg baby squid

  2. 1 cup rice flour

  3. 1 tsp salt

  4. 1 tsp pepper

  5. Oil for frying

  6. Sauce

  7. ½ cup water

  8. ¼ cup honey

  9. 2 tbsp light soy sauce

  10. ½ tsp dark soy sauce

  11. ½ tsp salt (adjust to taste)

  12. 1 kg baby squid

  13. 1 cup rice flour

  14. 1 tsp salt

  15. 1 tsp pepper

  16. Oil for frying

  17. Sauce

  18. ½ cup water

  19. ¼ cup honey

  20. 2 tbsp light soy sauce

  21. ½ tsp dark soy sauce

  22. ½ tsp salt (adjust to taste)

Instructions

  1. Add 1 cup rice flour to a deep dish

  2. Season with 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper

  3. Mix well

  4. Add 1 kg baby squid

  5. Coat the baby squid evenly and set aside

  6. Heat sufficient oil in a wok, deep-fry baby squid till golden brown

  7. Drain and set aside

  8. Heat ½ cup water in wok

  9. Add ¼ cup honey, 2 tbsp light soy sauce, ½ tsp dark soy sauce, and ½ tsp salt (adjust to taste)

  10. Reduce until sauce thickens

  11. Add fried baby squid and toss evenly

  12. Add 1 cup rice flour to a deep dish

  13. Season with 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper

  14. Mix well

  15. Add 1 kg baby squid

  16. Coat the baby squid evenly and set aside

  17. Heat sufficient oil in a wok, deep-fry baby squid till golden brown

  18. Drain and set aside

  19. Heat ½ cup water in wok

  20. Add ¼ cup honey, 2 tbsp light soy sauce, ½ tsp dark soy sauce, and ½ tsp salt (adjust to taste)

  21. Reduce until sauce thickens

  22. Add fried baby squid and toss evenly