Prawn & Calamari Fritti

Prawn & Calamari Fritti

Recipe by Silvia Colloca!


  • 12 green prawns, peeled (tails intact), deveined 
  • 3 small calamari tubes, thinly sliced 
  • 200 g  00 flour 
  • 150 ml ice-cold sparkling water 
  • salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper  
  • vegetable oil for for deep-frying 


1. Mix the flour and sparkling water in a large bowl until a runny batter forms, then season with salt and pepper.  

2. Half fill a large heavy-based frying pan with the vegetable oil and heat over medium–high heat to 180°C or until a cube of bread browns in 15 seconds. Line a large plate with paper towel.  

3. Dredge the prawns and calamari in the batter, then shake off the excess. Working in batches, deep-fry them, turning them over to ensure even cooking, for 1–2 minutes or until golden brown and crunchy. Lift them out with a slotted spoon and drain on the paper towel.  

 4. Arrange  on a platter and season with salt and pepper. Place on a platter and Set aside 

Back to blog