Squid a la romana are squid rings battered in a crunchy dough. There are several ways to make them and this one that we share in RecetasGratis is prepared with beer, which makes them richer and crispier. In short, you will have a batter of squid like in bars, you’ll see! Now, how to coat squid with beer?
It seems like an easy dish and it is, but you have to follow a few steps to make them look good. They should be crispy on the outside and crisp on the inside. For the squid to be well coated in the dough, it is important that the oil is very hot, but without fuming, since the oil does not have to burn. Another thing to keep in mind is that small batches of squid should be added to the pan so that the heat does not drop. On the other hand, to know if the dough is ready once the squid is coated, we can take a squid, coat it and fry it, if the dough separates or opens, it means that we must add more flour to the dough. Finally, the beer must be very cold. Now that you know the initial tricks, read on, discover how to make calamari a la romana with beer and enjoy this delicious recipe.
Ingredients to make Squid a la Romana with beer:
How to make Calamari a la Romana with beer:
Wash the squid rings well, dry them and add a little salt. Pour the cold beer into a bowl and little by little, add the 200 grams of flour, stirring constantly until all the lumps are dissolved.
There should be a dough with a consistency similar to that of a porridge, thick.
Heat a pan with plenty of olive oil to fry over medium-high heat. Meanwhile, put the flour in a bowl to have it ready.
In order to batter the squid, pass the rings first through the flour, shake them well and pass them through the beer mass that you have prepared, then draining the excess.
Fry the calamari a la romana with beer in small batches and turning to brown on all sides.
Trick: If you see that the dough comes off the squid, it is because it needs a little more flour.
Place the fried squid on a plate with kitchen paper to remove excess oil. To avoid softening, remove the squid from the plate as soon as they release the excess oil.
We will immediately put them in a serving dish accompanied by a lemon cut in half so that each guest can add the juice they want. Enjoy this recipe for calamari la romana with beer very hot.
If you liked the recipe for Squid a la romana with beer, we suggest you enter our Squid Recipes category. You can also visit a selection of the best Spanish recipes.
With what to accompany the calamari a la romana with beer
This is a very simple and fast way to batter crunchy squid. Once your beer battered squid are ready, you can serve them with the lemon and some sauce, how are you: