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If you’re looking for a quick, delicious appetizer to serve to guests, our air fryer calamari is definitely a must-try. While you can make your own calamari and dip it in batter before frying, we opted for pre-cooked frozen calamari.
Why Air Fryer Calamari?
Calamari is that is quickly prepared in your air fryer, which saves you valuable time. Preheat your air fryer to 400°F | 205°C; open the bag and toss the calamari rings into the air fryer basket. Set the timer, shaking the basket halfway. This delicious appetizer will surely impress guests in under ten minutes!
The air fryer is perfect for Calamari and will save you 10 minutes over Calamari prepared in a standard oven.
Try one of these other great air frying seafood recipes:
- 2 servings breaded calamari (3 ounces per serving)
- sweet chili sauce (our favorite)
- spicy marinara
- cocktail sauce
Pour frozen calamari into your air fryer basket.
Preheat and cook at 400 ° F | 205 ° C for 8 minutes or until golden brown. (shake halfway)
Meanwhile, prepare your favorite sauce. We prefer sweet Thai chili sauce.
Plate and enjoy!
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