Calamari Fritti

Episode 48 - Calamari Fritti

Serves 4 - 6 Cooking Time: 10 - 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1½ kg Calamari
  • 4 – 5 cloves Garlic
  • Pinch of Black Pepper, Chilli, Salt, Dried Oregano & Paprika
  • 3 – 4 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Tomatoes (chopped)

Method:

  1. Clean Calamari and tentacles under cold running water.
  2. Slice open calamari tube and lay flat on chopping board.
  3. Cut calamari into thin strips.
  4. On high heat, place calamari strips into pan and cook until water from calamari evaporates. Approx 5 mins.
  5. Then put olive oil, garlic, chilli, salt, pepper, dried oregano and paprika into the pan with calamari.
  6. Turn heat down to medium to low heat.
  7. Then add 2 chopped tomatoes to pan and cook until tomatoes dry in the pan. (If ingredients look too dry add ¼ cup of water into pan) Approx 5 mins cooking time.