AirFried Calamari with Pickled Hot Peppers

Cuisinart original

Old Bay® gives these calamari a salty and smoky kick.


Makes 3 servings


1   pound calamari rings
½  cup cornstarch
     extra-virgin olive oil, to spray
½  teaspoon kosher salt
½  teaspoon Old Bay® seasoning
¼  cup pickled hot pepper rings, drained
3   lemon wedges
     marinara sauce, warm, to serve on the side

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (based on 3 servings):
Calories 266 (24% from fat) • carb. 25g • pro. 24g • fat 7g • sat. fat 1g chol. 352mg • sod. 681mg • calc. 50mg • fiber 1g


1. Pat the calamari thoroughly dry with paper towels. Sprinkle the cornstarch on a baking pan. Scatter the calamari over the cornstarch, and
shake the pan to evenly coat the calamari.
2. Place the coated calamari rings in the basket, spray with an even
coating of extra-virgin olive oil, and only 1 side of rings are seasoned
with salt and Old Bay® using this method. Place the basket in the
AirFryer. Select AirFry, and set the time to 10 minutes and the temperature to 400°F. Select Toss Reminder and press Start/Stop. When
alerted, shake the basket and spray with additional oil if calamari
appear dry.
3. When calamari rings are finished cooking, remove from the basket.
Top with the pickled hot pepper rings, and serve with lemon wedges
and marinara sauce.