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Calamari Nicholas

from?deLorenzo’s Italian Restaurant


? 8 oz. sliced calamari
? Balsamic glaze (reduction), to taste (homemade or commercial)

Breading mix:
? 1/2 cup flour
? 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
? 1 tsp. fresh chopped parsley
? 1 tsp. Old Bay seasoning
? 1/4 tsp. granulated garlic
? 1/4 tsp. black pepper

? 1/4 cup olive oil
? 1 tsp. capers
? 1/2 cup sliced hot cherry peppers
? 1/4 cup clam juice
? Touch of hot pepper juice



For the calamari: Combine breading mix ingredients and toss with calamari to coat. Deep fry calamari until golden (350?F for about 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, working in batches as needed). Drain calamari and set aside.

For the sauce: Saut? capers and peppers in olive oil, stir in clam juice and hot pepper juice. Cook until heated thoroughly and liquid is reduced slightly.

To serve: Plate fried calamari as desired and pour sauce over the top. Drizzle with balsamic glaze
and serve.


(Serves 2)



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