Fried Calamari | How to make Fried Calamari

By Radhika Khandelwal  |  23rd Jul 2015  |  
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About Fried Calamari Recipe

Crispy fried calamari is simple, quick and finger licking good!

Fried Calamari is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Fried Calamari has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Radhika Khandelwal is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Fried Calamari recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Fried Calamari is few minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Fried Calamari is perfect to serve 3 people. Fried Calamari is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Fried Calamari. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Fried Calamari by commenting on this page below!

Fried Calamari

Ingredients to make Fried Calamari

  • 500 g Squid with tentacles clean and cut into 1/2 inch rings
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 cups flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp Red pepper powder
  • 4 eggs
  • olive oil/vegetable oil for frying
  • lemon wedges for serving
  • 2 tsp garlic sauce
  • onion rings for garnish

How to make Fried Calamari

  1. Mix milk and lemon in a bowl. Wait for 5 mins until it thickens.
  2. Add garlic sauce.
  3. Add the squid pieces to the sour milk and soak for 5 hours.
  4. In a bowl mix flour, salt and pepper.
  5. In a separate bowl whisk eggs.
  6. Remove the soaked squid and drain. Dip in egg and then flour mixture.
  7. Heat oil to 350C in a heavy utensil and deep fry the squid pieces until crisp and golden brown. Drain oil on a paper towel.
  8. Serve hot with lemon wedges and any dip of your choice. Garnish with onions.

My Tip:

Usually, fried calamari goes best with Tartar sauce.

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