Vegan Fried Calamari

Vegan Fried Calamari

Taste the Jungle’s Charm with Our Vegan Fried Calamari—Crisp and Spiced! Crunchy on the outside, tender on the inside. Our Vegan Fried Calamari features Young Thai Coconut Meat and a spiced batter. The secret? A splash of Sparkling Coconut Nectar for that perfect zesty kick. Seafood vibes without animal cruelty 🌊✨

Vegan Fried Calamari
Step by Step Vegan Fried Calamari

Ingredients

2 cups Copra’s Young Thai Coconut Meat
⅛ cup Paprika powder
1 tsp Black pepper
1 ½ cup all-purpose flour
1 tbsp Salt
1 cup Copra’s Sparkling Coconut Nectar
1 tbsp Capers
1 tbsp Capers juice
2 pieces sliced Lemon
1 cup vegetable oil
Pinch of salt

Instructions

Step 1. Slice Copra’s Young Thai Coconut Meat into long strips.
Step 2. In a bowl, combine flour, paprika powder, black pepper, salt, and capers. Gradually add Copra’s Sparkling Coconut Nectar and stir until a smooth batter forms.
Step 3. Add the sliced Copra’s Young Thai Coconut Meat to the batter, ensuring each piece is well-coated.
Step 4. Heat oil in a pan, filling it about ⅔ full for optimal frying. Gently add the coconut meat slices and fry until golden brown. Remove from the pan and set aside on paper towels to drain excess oil.
Step 5. Sprinkle a pinch of salt over the fried coconut meat. Plate with sliced lemon and Coconut Aioli, Enjoy!

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Ivy, the in house chef at Copra Coconuts' kitchen.

Ivy is a recipe developer and media producer based in Bangkok, Thailand. She uses the local cuisine, tropical ingredients and all year around gorgeous weather as inspiration to create the most vibrant, delicious and healthy dishes.

Because Ivy cares deeply about sustainability, she tries her best to keep all recipes plant-based, low waste and seasonal.

Some of Ivy’s favorite activities in the city of Angels are weekend bike riding at Bang Krachao island, visiting speakeasy bars and cafes around Yanwarat Road and watching the sunset by the Chao Praya River.

If you would like to find out more about Ivy’s food and cultural adventures around Thailand go to @copra_coconuts.

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