Nonna Romana's Crispy Fried Calamari

Nonna Romana's Fried Calamari - Calamari Fritti - Super crispy and golden calamari to be made all year round and especially for the holidays.

Nonna Romana's Crispy Fried Calamari


For 2 Person(s)

For the Calamari:

  • 1 pound medium sized calamari
  • 1 cup semolina - semolina rimacinata
  • salt
  • olive oil for frying


  1. Get the Semola Rimacinata HERE
  2. Clean and wash the calamari well under fresh water.
  3. Cut the body of the calamari in rings and pat dry.
  4. Put the olive oil in a deep pot and bring it to high temperature.
  5. Put the calamari in the semolina and make sure that they are well coated.
  6. Fry the calamari until they turn golden.
  7. Remove from the oil and immediately sprinkle salt as desired.
  8. Sprinkle some fresh lemon over them and enjoy.



Recipe Notes

 If you do not have Semolina you can use flour.


Sunday, 24 December 2017
One of my favorites!! - membernypd