Quick Calamari

    Quick Calamari


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    Who needs a fish and chip shop when it is this easy to cook calamari? Buy fresh, slice, dust and fry. Serve with salad.

    Serves: 10 

    • 3 cups (750ml) vegetable oil
    • 1/4 cup (30g) plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 12 squid, cleaned and sliced into rings
    • 1 lemon, cut into wedges for garnish

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Preheat oil in a deep fryer or saucepan. Oil should be heated to 180 degrees C.
    2. In a medium sized mixing bowl mix together flour, salt, oregano and black pepper. Dust squid through flour and spice mixture.
    3. Place squid in oil for 2 to 3 minutes or until light brown. Beware of overcooking squid or it will become tough.
    4. Dry squid on paper towels. Serve with wedges of lemon.

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