Advice 1: How to cook giant squid

More recently on counters of shops there is such a product as fillet of giant squid. The taste of this giant is radically different from the taste of ordinary squid. But the fact that you need to know the specifics of its preparation, otherwise the money will be wasted, and cooked food will refuse to eat even Pets.
How to cook giant squid
You will need
  • - squid fillet 1 kg
  • soda 1 teaspoon
  • - sour cream 100 grams
  • - 4 bulbs
Meat giant far East squid is impossible to cook without pre-treatment, as untreated it will exude the aroma of ammonia, it will be sour and bitter taste and rubbery consistency. Squid fillet need to be soaked in soda solution, to do this, put a fillet of any size (can be frozen) in a pot of water, each litre of which is added a teaspoon of baking soda. You need to soak a few hours, you can leave for the night.
After soaking fillets of giant squid should be cooked for about an hour. Water can not be changed, or make a new soda solution in the same proportion. When cooking will produce a lot of protein foam as from bursting when cooking eggs, so the need to constantly remove with a slotted spoon. Then the water need to change and cook for another half hour. Ammonia smell when cooking is very common. The cooked chicken is greatly reduced in volume. It must be cool.
Chilled fillets of giant squid should be cut into sticks the same as a simple cut squid.
4 onions cut into half rings. Fillet cut into strips season with salt and pepper, fry in vegetable oil with onions on a pre-heated pan.
In fried calamari add half glass of sour cream, cover the pan with a lid and simmer for 3-5 minutes. Serve with a side dish or as a separate dish.

Advice 2: How to cook squid fillet

In the meat of squid contains many useful elements. Meat is rich in protein, vitamins b and C, iodine, iron, phosphorus, manganese and calcium. Meals of squid are very nutritious, easily digestible and tasty.
How to cook squid fillet
You will need
    • salt;
    • parsley;
    • celery.
First, you need to defrost the fillets of squid.
To thaw: place fillets in warm water for a few minutes or leave to melt in the air.
Remove the innards if they are.
Put fillet squid in hot water for five minutes, then remove the tape.
Rinse fillet with cold water.
Pour water into the pan, season with salt, add the parsley, celery, fillet of squid.
Put to cook on a weak fire. Simmer for five minutes.
The meat of the squid cool, and cut into strips.
Cooked fillets can be added to a salad or serve with roasted or boiled potatoes.
If the meat during cooking are white, so that it is ready.
Useful advice
Be sure to remove before cooking squid fillet skin.
Most importantly - do not overcook the fillet, or the meat will be rubbery.
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