Lightly battered calamari with a kick. Delicious appetizer and ready in minutes! Serve with marinara or your favorite sauce for dipping.

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Recipe Summary

cook:
5 mins
total:
20 mins
prep:
15 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oil to 370 degrees F (185 degrees C) in a deep fryer, deep frying pan, or pot.

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  • Coat squid with garlic powder, onion powder, salt, oregano, basil, parsley, paprika, cayenne, and white pepper in a medium bowl. Mix thoroughly. Add flour and toss to dredge.

  • Fry squid in the hot oil, in batches if needed, until light brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Do not overcook, or squid will be tough and chewy. Drain on paper towels. Serve with lemon wedges and marinara sauce.

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

438 calories; protein 18.7g; carbohydrates 26.7g; fat 29.4g; cholesterol 230.4mg; sodium 557.5mg. Full Nutrition
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