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Calamari Sandwich

Food Network Canada
YIELDS
6 servings
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Ingredients

Tartar Sauce

¼
cup gherkin, roughly, chopped
3
Tbsp capers, rinsed
½
tsp Dijon mustard
2
Tbsp chopped dill
2
Tbsp chopped tarragon
2
Tbsp chopped chervil
3
shiso leaf, roughly, chopped
1
cup mayonnaise
1
Tbsp rice vinegar

Calamari Sandwich

16
squid, tubes, cleaned, and, cut into ½ inch rounds
2
tsp cumin
½
jalapeno, seeds removed
2
slices ginger
2
tsp curry powder
2
cloves garlic, peeled, and, roughly, chopped
2
cup tempura mix
1 ½
cup sparkling mineral water
1 ½
cup ice water
2
loaves sourdough bread, thickly, sliced
tartar sauce, (see recipe)
4
tomato, thinly, sliced
peanut oil, for deep-frying
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Directions

Step 1

Mix all ingredients together and refrigerate until ready to use.

Step 2

In a food processor or with a mortar and pestel grind cumin, jalapeno, ginger and curry powder. Mix with squid, add chopped garlic and season with a little salt and pepper. Marinate for 1 hour in the refrigerator.

Step 3

In a large bowl whisk together tempura mix with water until smooth. Preheat peanut oil to 375 degrees Fahrenheit – 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Remove calamari & mix with tempura batter. Carefully place in peanut oil in small batches until crisp & light brown. Remove from oil and place on papertowel to absorb excess oil. Lightly season with salt.

Step 4

Toast sourdough and butter. Spread on a little tartar sauce and top with tomato slice. Add calamari and serve immediately.

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