Salt and pepper calamari

Recipe from: 3 November 2015
recipe, seafood, dinner

Ingredients 14
Servings 4
Time 00:15

Ingredients

  • 50
    g
    cornflour
  • 50
    g
    self-raising flour
  • 1/2
    tsp
    dried chilli flakes
  • 1
    tsp
    paprika
  • 2
    tsp
    turmeric
  • Sea salt and crushed black pepper
  • 450
    g
    calamari rings
  • 2
    egg whites
  • Oil, for deep-frying
  • Lemon wedges to serve
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/2
    cup
    mayonnaise
  • 1
    garlic clove, crushed
  • 5
    g
    flatleaf parsley, chopped
 

Method

00:20
 
In a bowl toss together cornflour, flour, chilli, paprika and turmeric. Add 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp crushed black pepper.

Whisk the egg whites till frothy, dip calamari into egg whites then into flour.

Heat the oil and fry the calamari rings for 30–45 seconds until golden brown, drain on paper towel, sprinkle with additional salt and pepper.

For the sauce:

Mix together the mayo, garlic and parsley.

To serve:

Serve calamari rings hot with garlic mayo and lemon wedges.

Text and image:Fairlady


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