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Crispy oven baked calamari rings prepared without added fat. Easy, simple and super healthy meal for the whole family. CLICK to read more, or PIN for later!

Oven baked calamari rings

Crispy and delicious oven baked calamari rings prepared without added fat. Easy, simple and healthy meal for the whole family.
Course Lunch
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Author Natalie

Ingredients

  • 1 lbs (400g) calamari rings
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup polenta (corn grits or stone-ground cornmeal)
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • pinch of salt
  • garlic powder (to taste, if desired)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F (200C).
  2. Wash calamari rings thoroughly and dry excess liquid. Transfer in a large bowl and add olive oil. Stir well.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix breadcrumbs and polenta. Add garlic powder if desired.
  4. Dip the calamari rings into the mix. Place on the baking tray covered with parchment paper.
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until nicely golden.
  6. Serve straight away with few drops of lemon juice.