What is Grilled Squid?
The squid is lightly coated with oil and cooked over a hot grill until the skin is brown and the meat is white and tender. Grilled squid has a mild, slightly sweet flavor. It can be served as an appetizer, or with a salad as a main course.
...The squid is a sea creature in the cephalopod class. This means that it has a large head, tentacles and other specific characteristics. The squid ranges from small to extremely large, with the average size of one used for food being on the smaller side. The squid has a soft and rubbery body. Often the tentacles are used and are cut into white rings. Squid can be cooked many ways, but often it is deep fried giving it a crispy outside and softer and juicy inside. Frying turns the squid a golden brown color. The flavor is mildly sweet and nutty.
...Canola oil is a popular and readily available oil in America, due to its inexpensive price and neutral flavor. Canola oil comes from the rapeseed plant, the oil is pressed from the seeds and has a yellow color. It is a thin oil that is best for medium high heat, such as sautéing, though is commonly used for deep frying. Canola can be found in baked good, salad dressings, and a vast variety of food products.
...Salt is a mineral composed mostly of sodium chloride. It is the main flavoring used in food and is naturally occurring in certain foods, such as cheese, beets, meat and celery, plus many others. Salt is white and has finer granules than sugar. Many commercial salts include iodide, while others exclude it. Most salts are white, while some are naturally pale pink with minerals. Salt brings out the flavor of something and can create a tangy mouthfeel, if used in excess.