Italian Deep Fried Squid (Calamari) Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6 - 8

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds (0.9 kg) squid (calamari), cleaned and cut open into flat pieces
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • Oil for deep frying
How to cook Italian Deep Fried Squid (Calamari):
  • Combine milk, egg, salt and pepper. Dip squid in mixture and roll in breadcrumbs.
  • Heat oil in a skillet to 375°F. Place squid in the hot oil in a single layer.
  • Fry until lightly browned. Turn carefully. Cook the other side.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Serve with lemon wedges.

Notes:

The Italian Deep Fried Squid (Calamari) is a very affordable dish. This recipe is delicious, simple, and really easy to cook.

Tips:

Do NOT overcook the squid. By the time the breading is nice and golden the squid should be done.
Serve the Italian Deep Fried Squid (Calamari) with cocktail sauce or tartar sauce.

This recipe for Italian Deep Fried Squid (Calamari) serves/makes: 6 - 8

The Italian Deep Fried Squid (Calamari) recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Squid/Cuttlefish (more Squid/Cuttlefish recipes)
Preparation Method: Deep Fried (more Deep Fried recipes)
Cuisine: Italian (more Italian recipes)

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