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Crispy Fried Calamari

2016-01-29

Recipe Info

  • Servings : 6
  • Cook Time : 5m
  • Ready In : 5m

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 2 tsps salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1⁄4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 6 cups vegetable oil for frying
  • 300g frozen calamari rings, thawed and drained
  • salt to taste
  • 1 lemon, quartered

Method

Step 1

Stir flour, 2 teaspoons salt, paprika, and black pepper together in a shallow bowl.

Step 2

Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 190°C.

Step 3

Press calamari rings into the flour mixture until evenly coated, shaking off excess flour.

Step 4

Working in batches, fry calamari rings in the hot oil until golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer cooked calamari to a paper towel-lined plate; sprinkle with salt. Serve calamari with lemon wedges.

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