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Friday, July 30, 2021
Serve this delicious Algarve style fried squid (lulas fritas à Algarvia) with boiled potatoes.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
5 min
Ready In:
20 min
Level of Difficulty:

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Algarve Style Fried Squid Recipe

Algarve Style Fried Squid Recipe

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Posted in: Seafood Recipes
Fri, Oct 11, 2019, 15:20
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2 lbs of medium or small squid1 and 3/4 lbs of boiled potatoes1/2 cup of olive oil3 cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed1 bay leaf1/2 cup of white wine1 bunch of parsleyWhite pepper (to taste)Sea salt (to taste)
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  • This site uses US measurements.


    1. Wash the squids thoroughly in cold water without opening them and season with salt.
    2. Heat a frying pan with the olive oil.
    3. Add the garlic cloves, bay leaf and white pepper to taste (don't let the garlic burn).
    4. Add the squids and fry on both sides over low heat and drizzle the white wine while it cooks.
    5. Once cooked, sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve with boiled potatoes.

    * If you use fresh squid, it will take longer to cook. 
    * You can freeze them first so that they are softer.

    Recipe & Photo Credit: recipesdeportugal.com


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