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Air Fryer Calamari

Air fryer calamari or squid rings or calamari is a delicious appetizer that will sure to tickle your taste buds. It is crisp and soft.  Yummy and perfect appetizer for your meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time18 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Air Fryer Calamari
Servings: 3 people
Cost: $5


  • Air Fryer


  • 2 cups Calamari rings cleaned
  • 1 cup All-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1 Egg beaten
  • 1 cup Seasoned Breadcrumbs
  • Cooking oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  • Pat dry the calamari rings and season it with salt and ground pepper.
  • Place all purpose flour in one bowl, combine egg and milk in another bowl and put seasoned breadcrumbs on the third bowl.
  • Coat the squid rings with the flour then soak them to the egg and milk mixture then finally to the seasoned breadcrumbs.
  • Preheat your air fryer.  Place the squid rings in the air fryer.  Spray with vegetable oil and cook for 8 minutes at 180F. Shake or flip the calamari rings halfway while cooking and spray again with cooking oil if needed. 
  • Transfer to a serving plate and serve with your preferred dipping sauce.


  1. Do not overcrowd your air fryer.  Work in batches if needed.
  2. Flip the calamari rings when you are halfway in your cooking.