Crispy Calamari with Tomato Sauce

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Flip Tips , Chef Jeff Henderson, Aired on Fri 9/5
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·      1 pound calamari

·      1 cup all-purpose flour

·      ½ cup corn starch

·      1 tablespoon kosher salt

·      1 teaspoon cumin

·      1 teaspoon ground coriander

·      1 teaspoon ground fennel

·      1 teaspoon and 1 pinch chili flakes

·      2 cups olive oil

·      1 cup marinara sauce


-Mix flour, corn starch, salt, cumin, coriander, fennel, and 1 teaspoon of chili flakes

-Cut calamari into half inch rings and toss in mixture

-Fry calamari for 4 to 6 minutes in boiling olive oil

-Add 1 pinch of chili flakes to marinara sauce and serve


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Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)

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