Fried Calamari with Roasted Garlic and Lime Aïoli
- Roasted Garlic and Lime Aoli
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
- Peanut oil
- 1 (2.5-pound) package frozen, cleaned calamari (tubes and tentacles), thawed
- 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
Cut calamari tubes into 1/4-inch-thick rings; pat dry with paper towels. Combine flour, salt, and pepper in a shallow dish. Dredge rings and tentacles, in batches, in flour mixture. Pour oil to depth of 2 inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 365°. Fry calamari, in batches, 2 minutes or until golden;...