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Easy to make Andalusian Style Calamari

– Easy to make Andalusian Style Calamari –

Nothing says Spain like a plate of fresh and crunchy fried calamari ¨Calamares a la Andaluza¨. These beautiful squid rings are a staple in Spanish restaurants and bars, and are best consumed with a cold beer and some crusty bread. You can find the squid I used in this recipe at your local Asian market, they are usually in the frozen section. Check out the video below on how to easily and quickly make these tasty fried calamari and wow the crowd on your next party. Salud!

Watch the Video Below on How to Easily make Andalusian Style Calamari

Calamares a la Andaluza

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author Albert Bevia @ Spain on a Fork


  • 1 Tube of Squid
  • 1 cup of Sunflower Oil
  • 3/4 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Lemon
  • Fresh Parsley
  • Sea Salt


  1. Grab a frying pan, turn the fire to medium-high heat and add the sunflower oil
  2. Run some water through the squid and pat dry
  3. Cut squid into about 1/4 inch thick rings
  4. Grab a clear plastic bag and add the squid rings and the flour to the bag and mix all together until all squid rings are coated
  5. Once your oil is very hot start adding the squid rings to the pan in batches, you dont want to overcrowd the frying pan
  6. Turn after one minute and a half and cook for another minute or so, until the brown a bit, then add to a plate with a paper towel to drain oil
  7. Transfer the squid rings to a new plate, sprinkle with sea salt, lemon and parsley
  8. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

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  1. 2pots2cook

    Love everything Mediterranean ! Thank you so much !

    13 . Mar . 2018
    • Spain on a Fork

      Thank you for commenting 🙂

      13 . Mar . 2018

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