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Salt and Pepper Calamari

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"A crispy, fresh-tasting fried calamari, similar to that found in a very popular Asian restaurant."
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40 m servings 451
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Whisk egg and milk together in a bowl. Mix panko, pepper, and salt in a shallow bowl.
  2. Lightly dust calamari with flour, shaking off any excess. Dip in egg mixture then panko mixture to coat. Transfer to a plate and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in a saucepan or deep fryer. Deep-fry calamari in batches until light golden brown, about 3 minutes. Drain on paper towels.


  • Editor's Note:
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. Amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 451 calories; 18.4 58.1 25.4 278 1440 Full nutrition

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Made exactly as written and these were quite impressive. They were extremely tender, super crisp, and not rubbery at all. Definitely the best I've had. There was just one thing wrong and that wa...