Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Project 365 Days Of Food- Day 11, Salt n' Peppered Calamari!

"Savor the Flavours From Italy-  Enjoy your evening sans stress with these Freshwater Politicians!!
Homemade, Salt n' Peppered Calamari make a wonderful entry to any Seafood Party!"

1/4 Pound calamari rings
1 Tsp cracked black pepper
1 Tsp sea salt/kosher salt
2 Egg whites
1/2 Tsp lemon pepper seasoning(optional)
1/4 Cup cornstarch
1/3 Cup all purpose flour
Oil for deep frying
For Spicy Garnishing- 2-3 Red Chillies (deep fried) and julienne the onions and green bell pepper/slit green chillies-  lightly sauté them, keep them aside

1. Heat oil in a large pan or pot over medium high heat.
2. Whisk the egg whites gently salt, crushed black pepper and all-purpose flour untill smooth.
3. Dip calamari rings into the above mixture and then place in constarch and toss gently to coat the calamari.
4. Dust away excess constarch/cornflour if any.
5. Now, deep fry these calamri rings 2-3 at a time. Be careful not to over crowd the pan or the calamari will stick together.
6. Fry the calamari rings for not mkore that 2-3 minues. Do not overcook or they might turn a little tough.
7. Using a slotted spoon transfer to a paper towel lined plate. 
8. Sprinkle with a little more kosher salt and crushed black pepper if desired. 
9. Garnish them and
10. Serve These Salt n' Peppered Calamari with Sweet Thai Chilli Sauce.


Khyati said...


Anonymous said...

Looks so's instant gratification:)))

Prachi said...

Way to goooooo!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Wowwwwwwww!!!!!! Man you are a no-nonsense kind of girl......this is a super copy cat recipe:)))))

Anonymous said...

Calamari looks gorgeous

Anonymous said...

Mouth watering calamari!!!

Kavita said...

Wicked wedensaday recipe!! Hoooooorayy!

Anonymous said...

Looks delicious

Pegasuslegend said...

Wow now thats looks sensational!