Squid Rings

UPC: 094776129447
Item#: 493900

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Calamari, otherwise known as squid in Italian, originated in the Mediterranean is a delicious appetizer. In just a 3-ounce serving, the squid in calamari provides 13 grams of protein. This helps the body to sustain energy and build muscle.  Antioxidants found in squid can help the body fight free radicals from the air you breathe in every day. These antioxidants increase the efficiency of cells which can prevent cancer. Antioxidants can also help to increase the number of white blood cells that are absent from the process of chemotherapy.  Squid contains a high number of vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin B-12, potassium, iron, phosphorus and copper. These essential nutrients aid in the performance and health of blood cells, bones and the immune system.

Wholey Squid Rings have no fishy taste or smell, and a classic Calamari texture prized by seafood connoisseurs around the world. The meat is white and firm, with a mild and slightly sweet flavor. Wholey Squid Rings are popular for stir frying or tossing it in your spaghetti!



Squid, Sodium Polyphosphate for tenderizer.

Prep Instructions

THAWING INSTRUCTIONS: Thaw overnight in refrigerator. For faster thawing, place under cool running water until ice melts and squid separates. Drain and pat dry. 


Serves 4

  • 1 lb. Wholey Calamari, thawed
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1 pinch Cayenne Pepper
  • ½ tsp. Paprika
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 4 cups Frying Oil (approximate)

Add thawed Calamari into buttermilk. Refrigerate for approximately 1 hour. Mix flour and spices together and reserve in a bowl. Heat oil to 350 F in a deep pot. Drain buttermilk off of Calamari and toss in the flour mixture. Shake off excess flour and fry for 5-7 minutes until golden brown. Serve with lemon wedges and cocktail sauce.


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