Total Time
40mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 15 mins

I LOVE fried calamari! This is a very light beer batter, so you can actually enjoy the flavor of the seafood. Word to the wise: COVERED deep-frying works best here! I serve these with my Brown Sugar-Lemon Cocktail Sauce or Creamy Wasabi-Mustard Seafood Sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine flour, egg, beer, onion powder, garlic powder, garlic salt and pepper.
  2. Dip 4 to 5 squid rings into batter to coat.
  3. Deep fry in hot oil (about 350 degrees F on a candy/fryer thermometer) until tender and golden brown, generally no more than 45 seconds to 1 minute.
  4. Don't overcrowd or they will take longer to brown and squid will become tough.
  5. Remove squid with slotted spoon on drain on paper towel.
  6. Serve with a dipping sauce if you like, or drench in freshly squeezed lemon!

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