Calamari (Squid)

Calamari (Squid)

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About this recipe: This is a delicious, very easy, quick but moderately expensive recipe. Everyone I've ever fixed it for absolutely loves it!


Serves: 10 

  • 3 cups (750ml) vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup (30g) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 12 squid, cleaned and sliced into rings
  • 1 lemon - cut into wedges, for garnish

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

  1. Preheat oil in a heavy, deep frying pan or pot. Oil should be heated to 180 degrees C (365 degrees F).
  2. In a medium size mixing bowl mix together flour, salt, oregano and black pepper. Dredge squid through flour and spice mixture.
  3. Place squid in oil for 2 to 3 minutes or until light brown. Beware of overcooking, squid will be tough if overcooked. Dry squid on paper towels. Serve with wedges of lemon.

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