fried calamari with horseradish dipping sauce

a recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Love calamari so easy to make

serves 2-4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For fried calamari with horseradish dipping sauce

  • 1 lb
    calamari cut into rings tentacles left whole
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
    each salt and garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    sweet paprika
  • 1/2 c
  • oil for frying
  • 1 c
  • 1/4 c
    prepared horseradish

How To Make fried calamari with horseradish dipping sauce

  • 1
    Mix the ingredients for the dipping sauce together and set aside in the fridge. Place the calamari in a bowl and squeeze the lemon juice over it mixing with fingers to coat. Let marinate while getting the oil hot
  • 2
    Mix the spices with the flour. Place the flour mixture into two separate bowls
  • 3
    Add buttermilk to a third bowl. Bring the oil to 375 degrees.
  • 4
    Dredge the calamari in flour shaking off excess. Then into the buttermilk then into the flour again.
  • 5
    Deep fry in batches for about 2 or 3 minutes. Don't fry to long or they will become rubbery. Serve with dipping sauce.

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