Deep-Fried Squid in Rice Powder Batter

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Appears in
New Wave Asian: A Guide to the Southeast Asian Food Revolution

By Sri Owen

Published 2002

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For the batter; anything actually labelled ‘rice flour’ is almost certainly too coarse; it is essential to use the finest ‘rice powder’ from an Oriental food shop. Buy small squid that can be cut into rings. The batter has a good flavour already; and a dipping sauce is really not necessary; unless you want a hot chilli sauce. The addition of the candlenuts adds richness to the batter and helps hold it together. Like a new wave version of traditional calama