Perfectly Fried Calamari

Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Cooking for Two Perfectly Fried Calamari

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      Perfectly Fried Calamari
      1 1/2 lbs cleaned calamari, cut into1 inch rings
      2 cup buttermilk
      3 cup flour
      2 tbs sea salt
      canola oil for frying
      Place the calamari and buttermilk in a bowl and cover. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Heat 2 inches of oil in a large pot until it reaches 400°F.

      Take a handful of calamari and coat in flour. Place in the oil and fry until golden. Repeat until all calamari are fried.
      impatient smilie

    • #462326

      Hi Mos,

      I found using cornflour(cornstarch), heavily seasond with fresh cracked black pepper and salt, made a wonderfully light, crispy, almost tempura coating.

    • #462332

      ForeverForties…that sounds interesting! Do you soak the calamari in buttermilk first and then dip or do you do something else? Inquiring minds want to knowgiggle smiley

    • #581371

      I have some calamari in the freezer, I think I will try this recipe.

    • #582885

      Polly, let us know how you like it!

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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Cooking for Two Perfectly Fried Calamari