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

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  • Servings: 4

  • Time: 25 min

  • Skill: Easy


  1. 1kg baby squid

  2. 1 cup rice flour

  3. 1 tsp salt

  4. 1 tsp pepper

  5. oil for deep frying

  6. 1/2 cup water

  7. 1/4 cup honey

  8. 2 tbsp light soy sauce

  9. 1/2 tsp dark soy sauce

  10. 1/2 tsp salt (adjust to taste)


  1. In a bowl mix rice flour, 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper evenly.

  2. Coat baby squid with flour mixture and set aside

  3. Heat sufficient oil in wok and deep fry baby squid until golden brown. Drain and set aside.

  4. In a wok add water, honey, light soy sauce, dark soy sauce and salt to taste. Reduce until sauce thickens.

  5. Add fried baby squid and toss to coat in sauce and serve.

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