FRIED CALAMARI WITH AIOLI SAUCE   
  Ingredients :
    Calamari:
    2 lb 4 oz (1 k) calamari
    Oil, necessary amount to fry calamari
    7 oz (200 g) crackers
    1 cup flour
    1 teaspoon sugar
    Salt
    Pepper

    Aioli Sauce:
    1 cup mayonnaise
    1/3 cup sour cream
    3 teaspoons lemon juice, approximately
    1 teaspoon parsley, finely chopped
    1 teaspoon garlic, crushed
    Lemon wedges

  Preparation:
Calamari:
Cut calamari sacs into thin rings. Pat dry and season with salt and pepper.

Process crackers with flour, sugar, salt and pepper until finely ground and transfer to a bowl.

Heat oil in a deep skillet until hot. Toss squids in flour mixture.

Fry squids, in small batches, in hot oil 1 minute or until crispy. Remove with a slotted spoon and transfer to paper towels to drain.

Aioli Sauce:
Combine mayonnaise with sour cream, lemon juice, parsley and garlic. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serve calamari with Aioli sauce and lemon wedges.

6 8 servings
 
       
       
 
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