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Fried Calamari Recipe | Anne Burrell | Food Network
Chef Roy Choi explores social justice issues, and how people are using food as a platform for change. Forget calamari rings. Calamari curls are where it's at. Cut the tubes open by sliding your knife up the inside and cut outward. Unfold the flat piece the long way and cut into thin strips. For the tentacles, cut off the stingers, then cut the tentacles in half the long way to make two symmetrical pieces. To a large Ziploc bag, add approximately 1 cup flour, tablespoons paprika, and salt.
Did you use this instructable in your classroom? Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson. Scoop any remaining guts out of the body, and remove the thin plasticy quill. Squeeze behind the head to extrude the beak, and remove it from the center of the tentacles. Cut just below the eyes to free the tentacles, then add them to the bowl with the body rings.
Abundant, inexpensive, and ecologically sound, calamari requires little expertise once you know the basic rules. Although its rubbery reputation is not entirely undeserved, calamari turns tough only when overcooked. The trick to coaxing it to a soft, supple texture is to cook it quickly over high heat or slowly over low, whether sauteing, roasting, stir-frying, grilling, or even deep-frying.