Crumbed Calamari

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Ben Ross

I love calamari. This is how to crumb them at home. Look for more calamari recipes coming soon. Serve with tartar sauce and enjoy the experience

Top Review by Tom M.

didnt make it yet but is that tartar sauce in the photo?

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 pieces calamari, sliced into rings
  • 23 cup stale breadcrumbs
  • salt
  • pepper
  • garlic powder
  • 1 egg
  • 14 cup milk
  • oil (for deep frying)
  • tartar sauce (for serving)


  1. Mix the breadcrumbs with the salt, pepper and garlic powder and place into a plastic bag so you can shake the crumbs onto the calamari.
  2. Beat the egg and combine with the milk and place this into a small dish.
  3. Heat the oil up to 160C degrees.
  4. Dip the calamari rings individually into the egg/milk mix and then into the plastic bag and shake.
  5. The calamari should be well coated.
  6. Deep fry until a nice brown tinge. I tend to fry mine for about 4-5 minutes. It also depends on the calamari some it is better at a lower heat for longer. This rule especially applies to bought crumbed calamari.
  7. Enjoy.
  8. Serve with tartar sauce.

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