Voodoo Red Calamari with Spicy Mayo Sauce #TripleSBites

Voodoo Red Calamari with Spicy Mayo Sauce | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

My second post of #TripleSBites features calamari. My husband and I often get calamari when we go out on date night (we actually get a date night!) therefore I give you this “sexy” appetizer. Seafood to me is always romantic. Some say even an aphrodisiac.

 

Voodoo Red Calamari with Spicy Mayo Sauce | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

The perfect seasoning that I found for this calamari was Voodoo Chef’s Red seasoning which consists of a zesty mixture of salt, garlic, paprika and spices, making it perfect for almost any dish.

 

Voodoo Red Calamari with Spicy Mayo Sauce | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

 

Crispy breading coats sweet calamari and is served alongside spicy creamy mayo sauce. Drizzled with a bit of lemon this is perfection. To top this off, it is sprinkled with Gourmet Garden’s Lightly Dried Parsley.
Voodoo Red Calamari with Spicy Mayo Sauce | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Ingredients:
2 lbs calamari rings and tentacles
2 cups buttermilk
2 tsp Voodoo Chef Red or other seasoning salt
2 1/2 cups plain bread crumbs
1 Tb Voodoo Chef Red or other seasoning salt
Cooking spray
1/2 cup Intensity Academy Spicy Mayonnaise
1/4 cup light sour cream
1 Tb Gourmet Garden Lightly Dried Parsley
1 lemon, sliced into wedges

 

Voodoo Red Calamari with Spicy Mayo Sauce | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

 

Directions:
Defrost the calamari if frozen, according to package directions. Mix together the calamari, buttermilk and 2 tsp seasoning salt in a large bowl. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour but no more than 8 hours.

Preheat the oven to 425F. Line a 13×9 baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking liner. Spray generously with cooking spray.

In a pie plate or other type of dish, combine the bread crumbs and 1 Tb seasoning salt. Coating one piece at a time, gently shake off the buttermilk and dredge each calamari piece in the breadcrumbs.

 

Voodoo Red Calamari with Spicy Mayo Sauce | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

 

Transfer the breaded calamari to the prepared baking sheet. Generously coat the tops of the calamari with more cooking spray.

 

Voodoo Red Calamari with Spicy Mayo Sauce | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

 

Bake for 25-30 minutes, until golden and calamari are firm.

In a small bowl, combine the Spicy Mayonnaise and sour cream. Serve the calamari with the Spicy Mayonnaise Dip and a lemon wedge. Garnish with lightly dried parsley.

 

#TripleSBites #Giveaway | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

This post was sponsored by Voodoo Chef, Intensity Academy and Gourmet Garden. I received a jar of seasoning, a bottle of spicy mayonnaise and fresh packaged herbs from the sponsors for participating in #TripleSBites. No additional compensation was received by me. All opinions, text, images, and recipe are my own. Feel free to substitute the branded ingredients as needed with a like for like product.

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Voodoo Red Calamari with Spicy Mayo Sauce

Prep Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 50 minutes

Number of servings: 8

Per Serving 375 calories

Fat 16 g

Carbs 32 g

Protein 25 g

8


Voodoo Red Calamari with Spicy Mayo Sauce

Weight Watchers PointsPlus®: 10

*Nutritional value may vary depending upon which ingredients are used.

*PointsPlus® calculated by Famished Fish and in no way endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs calamari rings and tentacles
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 tsp Voodoo Chef Red or other seasoning salt
  • 2 1/2 cups plain bread crumbs
  • 1 Tb Voodoo Chef Red or other seasoning salt
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup Intensity Academy Spicy Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup light sour cream
  • 1 Tb Gourmet Garden Lightly Dried Parsley
  • 1 lemon, sliced into wedges

Instructions

  1. Defrost the calamari if frozen, according to package directions. Mix together the calamari, buttermilk and 2 tsp seasoning salt in a large bowl. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour but no more than 8 hours.
  2. Preheat the oven to 425F. Line a 13×9 baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking liner. Spray generously with cooking spray.
  3. In a pie plate or other type of dish, combine the bread crumbs and 1 Tb seasoning salt. Coating one piece at a time, gently shake off the buttermilk and dredge each calamari piece in the breadcrumbs.
  4. Transfer the breaded calamari to the prepared baking sheet. Generously coat the tops of the calamari with more cooking spray.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until golden and calamari are firm.
  6. In a small bowl, combine the Spicy Mayonnaise and sour cream. Serve the calamari with the Spicy Mayonnaise Dip and a lemon wedge. Garnish with lightly dried parsley.

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Comments

  1. melody says

    What’s your favorite romantic dish to cook for your sweetheart? Is this where I answer the question? Anyway my favorite romantic dish is not cooking it’s date night.

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