Tempura Batter Fried Calamari Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Tempura Batter Fried Calamari is a crispy and delicious seafood dish that is perfect as an appetizer or main course. The calamari rings are coated in a light and airy tempura batter, which gives them a delicate crunch when fried. Serve this dish with a tangy dipping sauce or a squeeze of lemon for a burst of freshness. It's a crowd-pleasing recipe that will impress your guests.

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Tempura Batter Fried Calamari

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Ingredients for Tempura Batter Fried Calamari Recipe

  • 1/4 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 0.06 cup Cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 cup Cold Water
  • as required Vegetable Oil For Frying
  • 1/4 pound Calamari Rings
  • as needed Dipping Sauce Or Lemon Wedges For Serving

Directions: Tempura Batter Fried Calamari Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, whisk together flour, cornstarch, baking powder, and salt.
  • STEP 2.Gradually add cold water to the dry ingredients, whisking until smooth.
  • STEP 3.Heat oil in a deep fryer or large pot to 375°F (190°C).
  • STEP 4.Dip calamari rings into the batter, allowing excess to drip off, and carefully place them in the hot oil.
  • STEP 5.Fry until golden brown and crispy, about 2-3 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  • STEP 6.Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce or a squeeze of lemon.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the oil is hot enough before frying to ensure a crispy texture.
  • Work in batches to avoid overcrowding the fryer or pot.
  • Serve immediately to enjoy the crispy texture.

Storage and Serving

  • Tempura batter fried calamari is best enjoyed immediately after frying.
  • If you have leftovers, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for a few minutes to regain some crispiness.
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat< 1 g Protein< 1 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Carbs
    < 1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp