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It's deep fried squid tentacles which makes a great appetizer.

Yield: 2 servings

Ingredients:

  • tentacles of two squid
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp sake
  • 1/2 tsp grated ginger
  • katakuriko starch or corn starch
  • oil for frying

Preparation:

  1. Remove the beak from the squid tentacles and scrape off the suckers with a knife.
  2. Cut them apart into smaller pieces.
  3. Dry the squid with paper towels well.
  4. Put the squid in a bowl and sprinkle soy sauce, sake, and grated ginger.
  5. Marinate for about 20 minutes.
  6. Lightly pat the squid tentacles with paper towels and coat with katakuriko starch.
  7. Heat oil in a deep skillet to about 360 degrees F.
  8. Fry squid about 1-2 minutes and drain. Please be careful as the oil may splash.

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