Learn How to Make  Calamari Fritti

The Delicious Spoon

“Better than a restaurant Calamari Fritti rings lightly dusted and pan-fried to crispy golden perfection. Served alongside a Peri-Peri Yogurt Dip. Perfect for a big ole fish fry or at home appetizer!”

- The Delicious Spoon

Calamari Rings

Key Ingredient

1. Fill a large deep saucepan till about 1" deep and preheat to 300-310F (medium heat).

Prep the Oil for Frying

2. In a large bowl add 1 1/2 cups flour and 1 tbsp seasoning salt. Mix well.

Mix the Flour & Seasonings

3. In a medium bowl add 2 egg, 1/2 cup milk and 1 tbsp lemon juice and beat to mix well.

Make the Egg Mixture

4. Drop a handful of calamari rings into the egg wash. Remove and shake excess egg off and then toss in the flour mixture to coat evenly the inside and outside of the rings.

Prep the Calamari

5. Gently add the calamari rings to the preheated oil in small batches and let cook for 1 minute. Flip with tongs and let cook another 60 to 90 seconds. They should be a lightly browned. Removed and let rest on paper towels to drain excess oil. Season with salt as desired.

Cook the Calamari

1. In a small bowl add 1/4 cup Greek yogurt and 1 1/2 tsp of Peri-Peri sauce. Mix well and serve alongside the fried calamari for dipping.

Make the Peri-Peri Yogurt Dip


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