Baked calamari rings

Anelli di calamari al forno olio extravergine di oliva Piave


For this recipe we are going to use one of the most popular ingredients of the Italian cuisine: the calamari ( squid ) . Usually these little delights are served in their fried version but, what about cooking them….in the oven? Let’s bake them!


  • 20g paprika
  • 200g breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 600g calamari, cleaned


Difficulty: medium
Cooking time: 55 minutes
Serves 4 people

Cooking instructions

1. Take and rinse the calamari under running water and cut them into rings about 1 inch thick.

2. Once cut, clean them again and mix in a bowl the breadcrumbs, the paprika and the salt.

3. Add the calamari and mix in order to make the mixture stick on all sides.

4. Oil a baking pan with a tablespoon of Benvolio Extravirgin Olive Oil and cover it with baking paper using a little pressure in order to make it stick to the sides.

6. Place the calamari on it and pour the remaining Benvolio Extravirgin Olive Oil. 

7. Bake them in a convection oven at 160°C for 15-20 minutes.

8. After this time, transfer the calamari in a bowl and enjoy them very hot!

Some more advices:

You can use any spice you want in this recipe: curry, mint or coriander … the choice is yours!