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ThEoRy
06-28-2011, 07:20 PM
Cutting up squid to form penne like shapes when seared in a ripping hot pan.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-oQHLqAeO8

HHH Knives
06-28-2011, 07:29 PM
ThEoRy I have been watching your videos for over a hour, some mutable times. and im in awe of your skills. Amazed by your precision.
Thank you for posting these. There Great!

Continued success.
Randy

ThEoRy
06-28-2011, 10:44 PM
Wow, that's crazy. Thank you so much!

SpikeC
06-28-2011, 10:59 PM
I wanted to see the squid hit the pan!

apicius9
06-28-2011, 11:01 PM
I wanted to see the squid hit the pan!

+1 :)

AnxiousCowboy
06-29-2011, 01:52 AM
So you are making tiny slits, right? not cutting all the way through? Just julienne sized slits? Hit it with a hot pan with a tiny bit of oil or more?

ThEoRy
06-29-2011, 03:06 AM
Yeah dont go all the way through. For it to work well its more of a really fine julienne. Really hot pan with oil, season the squid with salt and pepper and sometimes ill use herbs like rosemary or thyme. They only take about a minute.

AnxiousCowboy
06-30-2011, 12:07 AM
Do you hit it hard enough to get color on it? or keep them white?

ThEoRy
06-30-2011, 12:16 AM
They may get a little golden brown but mostly just stay white.

JohnnyChance
06-30-2011, 12:22 AM
Yeah it's tough to pan fry calamari and get any decent color on them without over cooking the crap out of them.

ThEoRy
06-30-2011, 12:56 AM
That's why I say you just saute them for a max. 60 seconds. No one likes chewing rubber.