Easy Italian fried calamari

Easy Italian Fried Calamari Recipe

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sherry monfils


I love calamari!! this is a great appetizer, or serve it as part of a fishermans platter.


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15 Min
15 Min


  • 1 lb
    fresh calamari, or buy cleaned fresh calamari and thaw.
  • 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt and pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    italian seasonings
  • 1 c
    canola oil

How to Make Easy Italian fried calamari


  1. Clean calamari, cut into 1/2" rings. In zip-lock plastic bag, Combine flour, salt, pepper and seasonings.
  2. Add calamari, in small batches to bag. Seal, shake to coat evenly. Heat oil in lg skillet, over med-high until very hot.
  3. Fry calamari in small batches 4-6 mins each side, or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. You can serve these w/ marinara sauce or hot pickled pepper.

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About Easy Italian fried calamari

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy, #Fried, #calamari

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