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Fried Calamari Recipe

Fried Calamari Recipe

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How To Make Fried Calamari

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Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1 pound calamari rings
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • Lemon wedges, for serving
  • Marinara sauce, for dipping


  1. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, salt, paprika, and garlic powder.

  2. Heat vegetable oil in a deep skillet or pot over medium-high heat.

  3. Dip the calamari rings into the flour mixture, coating them evenly.

  4. Carefully place the coated calamari into the hot oil, frying in batches for about 2-3 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.

  5. Remove the fried calamari from the oil and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.

  6. Serve hot with lemon wedges and marinara sauce for dipping.


  • Calories : 252kcal
  • Total Fat : 5g
  • Saturated Fat : 0.5g
  • Cholesterol : 340mg
  • Sodium : 612mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 23g
  • Dietary Fiber : 1g
  • Sugar : 0g
  • Protein : 26g
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