Crumbed Calamari

Posted on Dec 13 2014 - 7:32am by Marianne

Another favourite in our home is the classic crumbed calamari. Traditionally crumbed with breadcrumbs.

Crumbed Calamari
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  1. 3 medium calamari tubes, cleaned and sliced into rings.
  2. 1/4 garlic clove chopped
  3. 1 egg
  4. 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan (optional)
  5. Salt
Crunchy Coating
  1. 2 cups almond meal
  2. 2 Tbls tapioca
  3. Grated lemon rind grated.
  4. Ghee for frying plus light olive oil - the pan may need to be cleaned before a third batch of frying. Keep topping up ghee and oil.
  5. Lemon wedges
  1. In a bowl whisk the egg, garlic, parmesan and salt together and add the calamari rings to this mixture, stir.
  2. In a bowl with sides combine really well, almond meal, tapioca and lemon rind.
  3. Coat the calamari rings in the almond mixture and fry until golden, in hot ghee turning once.
  4. Season with salt once cooked.
  5. Serve with lemon wedges
  6. Enjoy the crunchy coating.
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Marianne found success with Paleo eating when she did a Whole 30 challenge with her husband in 2014. She hit her goal weight and improved her health and wellbeing. Marianne started giving Paleo makeovers to many of her families' traditional recipes and decided to share it with everyone on her Gusto Paleo blog.

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