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Friday, June 18, 2021
Serve this delicious Portuguese algarve style fried squid (lulinhas fritas à algarvia) with boiled potatoes.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
15 min
Ready In:
30 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Algarve Style Fried Squid Recipe

Portuguese Algarve Style Fried Squid Recipe

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Posted in: Fish / Seafood
Sat, Nov 17, 2018, 14:24
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2 lbs of medium or small squid1 and 1/2 lbs of boiled potatoes1/2 cup of olive oil3 garlic cloves1 bay leaf1/2 cup of white wine1 bunch of parsleyWhite pepper grains (to taste)Sea salt (to taste)
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    1. Wash the squid well in cold water, without opening them, season with salt. 
    2. Heat the frying pan with the olive oil, add the garlic cloves (crushed), the bay leaf and white pepper (to taste), don't let the garlic burn.
    3. Add the squid to the pan and fry broth sides over low heat, sprinkle with the white wine and a little water (to taste).
    4. Once cooked sprinkle with parsley and serve with boiled potatoes.

    Note: If you use fresh squid, it will take longer to cook.

    Recipe & Photo Credit: receitasdeportugal.com


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