Fried Calamari Recipe

Hello Everybody! Today I am sharing with you my Fried Calamari recipe! This crunchy, delicious Fried Calamari recipe is so good on its own or when dipped in fresh homemade marinara sauce. Watch the full video to follow along as I cook this recipe step by step or continue scrolling for the written recipe.

Fried Calamari Recipe

Fried Calamari Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 lbs. calamari, cleaned
  • all purpose flour, seasoned with salt and black pepper
  • peanut oil

Marinara Sauce Ingredients:

  • 6 plum tomatoes, skin removed and chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • few leaves of basil
  • 1/2 Italian long hot pepper, chopped, optional
  • 2 oz. olive oil
  • salt and black pepper, to taste

Begin by thoroughly cleaning the calamari. To do this, you must turn them inside out to remove the stringy, fatty layer...

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Shrimp Risotto Recipe

Hello Everybody! Today I am sharing with you my Shrimp Risotto recipe! This tasty Shrimp Risotto recipe is full of flavor, especially with the freshness the lemon adds to it. Watch the full video to follow along as I cook this recipe step by step or continue scrolling for the written recipe.

Shrimp Risotto Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups arborio rice
  • 15 shrimp, peeled (tails can be left on or removed)
  • 5-6 cups chicken stock
  • 1 shallot, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, diced
  • 1/3 cup peas
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1/2 cup pecorino cheese, freshly grated
  • 2 oz. butter, room temperature
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest
  • lemon juice from 1/2 lemon
  • olive oil for frying shallot and garlic
  • handful of parsley, chopped, for topping

Begin by cleaning the shrimp. Remove the shell, and make a slice starting from the head running towards the tail...

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