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  • 1.75lb fresh cleaned large squid tubes
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 cups panko crumbs
  • 2 cups fresh breadcrumbs (made from 14 thick white sliced bread)


  1. Fill deep fryer with 4 quarts of oil. Set deep fryer to CALAMARI/FRESH setting.
  2. Slice tubes into 3/8 inch thick rings and set aside.
  3. Combine flour and salt and place into a shallow dish. Toss 5 or 6 squid rings into flour and shake off excess.
  4. Whisk beaten eggs and milk together and dip squid into egg mixture.
  5. Combine crumbs in a shallow tray and toss squid into breadcrumb mixture. Set aside and repeat with remaining squid rings.
  6. Arrange a small batch (approx ½lb) crumb squid rings into wire basket and LOWER BASKET. Press timer and cook 2 minutes.
  7. Shake basket halfway through cooking.
  8. Drain on paper towel.
  9. Repeat with remaining squid rings, making sure to reheat oil between batches.