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Sweet Chili Calamari

Author: anna feliciano
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Sweet Chili Calamari

Author: anna feliciano
Ingredients
  • 5 large squid tubes
  • E/4 cup semolina
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried crushed chile
  • 1/2 teaspoon 5-spice powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 cups Thai sweet chili sauce
Directions
  1. Place semolina flour in a large flat plate and mix in the salt, pepper, and spices. Set aside.
  2. Place squid tubes on a cutting board and cut into 1/2” wide slices.
  3. Open up the calamari rings and roll them one by one in the mixture.
  4. Remove them one at a time and place them on a clean plate.
  5. Heat up your oil in a large frying pan and keep on medium-high.
  6. When the oil is ready, place the rings one at a time and fry them for about a minute on each side.
  7. Once they are a nice golden brown, remove them and place them on a paper towel to drain.
  8. Once drained, place the rings in a bowl and coat well with the Thai sweet chil sauce.
  9. Enjoy!
  10. This is my family’s favorite appetizer and the most requested before our Thanksgiving feast!
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