Australian Seafood Specalists
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Squid Rings/Tubes

Characteristics

WILD/FARMED
Wild
FRESH/FROZEN
Fresh, Frozen
PACKAGING
Plastic, Vacuum
FLESH COLOUR
Translucent to White
COOKING METHODS
Steam/Microwave, Poach, Deep Fry, Shallow Fry, Bake, Grill/Barbecue, Raw
FLAVOUR
Mild
Strong
OILINESS
Low
High
MOISTURE
Dry
Moist
TEXTURE
Soft
Firm

Fresh squid have a white skin and have a light, subtle taste.  The flesh is firm but they are tender eating. Squid is popular served as deep fried calamari rings. When choosing a wine to complement Squid rings make sure you consider what sauces you use as they can influence your beverage of choice.  Squid rings with tartare sauce are best accompanied by a youthful Riesling however Squid served seared and spicy are better matched with a full-flavoured Chardonnay.

Sourced and/or adapted from:  Yearsley, G. K.; Onley, A. C.; Brown, F. K. Australian Seafood users manual: making the most of the world’s best (2000). Queensland Department of Primary Industries/Fisheries Research and Development Corporation.
 
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