Ingredients

How to make it

  • Clean the calamari (cut off heads, slice leangthwise, and remove all the stuff inside. peal off purplish skin, and should be left with off-white, flat pieces. rince well)
  • slice calamari pieces into lengthwise strips
  • preheat deep fryer to 375 degrees
  • TIME TO MAKE THE SAUCE..
  • boil sugar add water in small pot
  • add vineger, ketchup, corn starch, the rest of the garlic, and red pepper and mix well.
  • let sauce cool, then serve on side of calamari
  • BACK TO THE CALAMARI...
  • mix flour, salt, oregano, paprika, pepper in a bowl
  • put all the calamari strips into the egg, then drop into flour mix making sure each piece is well coated with flour
  • drop into hot oil, and let fry until light to golden brown
  • let strain, salt to tase, and serve with Thai sauce.
  • Enjoy!
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  • bellasmom 5 years ago
    fried calamari is my ultimate favorite but I really enjoy the tentacles- have you treied this recipe using the tentacles?
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    " It was excellent "
    mark555 ate it and said...
    Picked up 1.5lb of baby squid the other day, which cleans up to about 10 oz of cleaned. squid. Used your recipe tonight and was not able to make it fast enough. Great recipe, thank you for posting it, I am a big fan of your dipping sauce, good stuff.
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    mark555 ate it and said...
    Picked up 1.5lb of baby squid the other day, which cleans up to about 10 oz of cleaned. squid. Used your recipe tonight and was not able to make it fast enough. Great recipe, thank you for posting it, I am a big fan of your dipping sauce, good stuff.
    mark
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    " It was excellent "
    mark555 ate it and said...
    Love this stuff, it reminds me of home
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    " It was excellent "
    brianna ate it and said...
    I just bought a pkg of Calamari rings & I was looking for a good recipe to deep fry them & this sounds like a winner. The sauce sounds delicious. Thanks, I'm going to try them for my supper tonight. 5 forks
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  • dugger 6 years ago
    Well, I've checked out a couple dozen Calamari recipes and this one looks like the one I want to try. Thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    blondie80 ate it and said...
    This looks great!! Definitely a keeper!!
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    " It was excellent "
    linebb956 ate it and said...
    Outstanding! Great! Thanks! Love calamari...
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  • lynn210 6 years ago
    I LOVE Calamari...will definitely try it.
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  • lor 6 years ago
    Calamari is a favourite of mine and I'm bookmarking this one for sure!
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  • lunasea 6 years ago
    Looks and sounds fantastic - and I love calamari. I'm saving your recipe to try...I wish I had some right now! =) Great post!
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  • debra47 6 years ago
    Love fried squid but have never served it with Thai sauce so the idea intrigues me. Also your recipe is a bit different than mine so I will be eager to try it. Thanks for posting!
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  • jeannej 6 years ago
    Thanks! Bookmarked!
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