Mixed Fried Seafood (Squid and Prawns)

Frittura di Pesge (Seppie e Gamberi)

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Appears in

Leaves from The Walnut Tree: Cooking of a Lifetime

Leaves from The Walnut Tree

By Ann Taruschio and Franco Taruschio

Published 1993

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This is another dish found everywhere on the Marche coast.


  • 600 g/1ΒΌ lb fresh Dublin Bay prawns
  • 600 g/1ΒΌ lb small squid
  • flour
  • salt
  • olive oil
  • lemon wedges for serving


    Peel the prawns and devein them. Glean the squid and cut the body into rings. Pat the seafood dry and dip them into flour seasoned with a little salt. Deep-fry the fish in hot olive oil, then drain on paper towels. Serve sprinkled with salt and lemon wedges.