Yield: 1 uC appetizer (serves 12)
3 ea 8oz-packages of calamari (thawed)
1 ea red bell pepper, diced 1 ea green bell pepper, diced
1 ea large jalapeno, diced
kosher salt and black pepper
1-1/2 c white rice flour
1 c cornmeal
2 Tbsp garlic powder
1 Tbsp onion powder
2 tsp paprika
1 tsp cayenne
Kosher salt and black pepper
Mix calamari and all diced peppers together in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper, set aside.
In a separate bowl, whisk together all ingredients for the dredge mix.
Working in batches, dredge the calamari/pepper mix in the flour before deep frying until golden brown and crispy. Immediately after frying, add a sprinkle of salt and a tiny squeeze of lemon. Serve with Sweet Chili Sauce.