-2 lbs squid
-1 tsp salt
-1 tsp black pepper
-1 tsp msg
-2 eggs
-1 cup flour
-2/3 cup water
-1 small onion (minced)
-1 clove garlic (minced)
-oil for deep-frying
-parsley sprigs

Clean squid and cut into rings. Season with salt, pepper, and msg. Beat eggs, add flour and water and beat until smooth. Stir in onion and garlic. Heat deep-frying oil to 425 degrees. Dip squid rings in batter. Add to oil and deep-fry 3 to 4 minutes, until light brown. Drain on paper towels. Place on serving platter and garnish with parsley. Serve hot. Makes 8 servings.

—Recipe of the day courtesy of Lolo Kitong Recipe Collection