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Frozen Air Fryer Calamari

Air Fried Calamari

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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:

Air Fryer Calamari
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
8 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Air Fried Calamari, Air Fryer Calamari, Frozen Calamari
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 200 kcal
  • 2 servings breaded calamari (3 ounces per serving)
  • sweet chili sauce (our favorite)
  • spicy marinara
  • cocktail sauce
  1. Pour frozen calamari into your air fryer basket.

  2. Preheat and cook at 400 ° F | 205 ° C for 8 minutes or until golden brown. (shake halfway)

  3. Meanwhile, prepare your favorite sauce. We prefer sweet Thai chili sauce.

  4. Plate and enjoy!

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