Deep-Fried Calamari with Warm Tomato Butter Salsa – serves 2

27 03 2006

80g calamari, cleaned and scored, then cut into bite-sized pieces
Pinch of salt
2 tbsp plain flour
1/2 cup eggwash
1 cup Japanese egg crumbs
1/2 litre oil

2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp lime juice
1 tsp Tabasco sauce
Pinch of sugar
50g mixed greens

1. Season calamari with salt. Lightly dust with plain flour and dip into eggwash before coating with breadcrumbs.
2. Heat oil in a wok and fry calamari for 3-4 minutes. Set aside to drain off excess oil.
3. Combine butter, lime juice, Tabasco sauce and sugar. Braise for 2 minutes.
4. Serve with mixed greens.



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