Calamari with Chipotle-Mayo Dipping Sauce


Calamari with Chipotle-Mayo Dipping Sauce
 
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Recipe type: appetizers
Ingredients
  • CALAMARI (Ingredients)
  • Vegetable oil, for deep-frying
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons dried cilantro
  • Salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 pound clean squid without tentacles, bodies cut into ½-in. rings
  • 2 lemons, cut into wedges
  • 1 cup chipole-mayo dipping sauce
Instructions
  1. CALAMARI
  2. In a deep fryer, bring oil to 350 F.
  3. Mix flour, dried cilantro, salt & pepper in a large bowl.
  4. Working in small batches, toss squid into the flour mixture to coat.
  5. Carefully drop squid into oil; fry until crisp and very pale golden, about 1 min. per batch.
  6. Using a slotted spoon, transfer fried calamari to a paper-towel lined plate to drain.
  7. For service, place calamari & lemon wedges on a plate.
  8. Season with salt; serve with chipotle-mayo dipping sauce.

 
Calamari with Chipotle-Mayo Dipping Sauce
 
Author:
Recipe type: appetizers
Ingredients
  • CHIPOTLE-MAYO DIPPING SAUCE
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 chipotle chilies in adoo sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • Juice of ½ a lemon
  • 1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • Sea salt to taste
Instructions
  1. CHIPOTLE-MAYO DIPPING SAUCE (Instructions)
  2. Combine all ingredients in a food processor; blend until smooth.
  3. Chill for at least 1 hr.; serve with fried calamari.

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