Kalamarakia Tiganita: Classic Greek Small Fried Squid

10 minutes
8 to10
Amount Per Serving: Calories 156; Fat 10g; Carbs 6g; Cholesterol 151mg; Fibre 1g; Protein 1g; Sodium 1.41g
Fried squid is served in just about every fish tavern in Greece. It is not difficult to make if one wants to try doing it at home.
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  • 2 pounds small squid
  • 1 cup flour for dredging
  • Olive oil for frying
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley to garnish
  • Lemon wedges to garnish


  • In a large bowl good enough for that purpose, combine the squid and flour. Toss to coat evenly.

  • In a skillet, heat about 1/4 inch oil over medium to high heat until hot.

  • Add the squid to pan; fry for 3–5 minutes or until golden brown.

  • Remove from pan with tongs and drain on paper towels.

  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and garnish with parsley.

  • Serving Suggestions: Serve hot with lemon wedges.

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