Cuban Festival Calamari and Fritters with Mango Chilli Dipping Sauce Recipe

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10 mins (prep 5, cooking 5)
6 ingredients
4 servings
This recipe combines Cuban and Jamaican flavours in a super easy way for a fast and elegant appetiser or main dish.The spicy Festival mix is versatile enough to use as a coating or for fritters...and this entire dish is lifted to a new level when served on some fresh greens.

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  • 2 cups festival mix (available through cuban cuisine uk (
  • 2 fresh squid, cut lenthwise and then into triangular slices of about 11/2 to 2 inch wide pieces.
  • 3 cups vegetable oil (and a deep fat fryer)
  • 4 tablespoons mango chlli cauce (available through cuban cuisine: (
  • 1 lemon slice
  • 1 egg (optional)


Serving Size (192.99 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 1577.53 Calories from Fat 1597.59
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 177.51g 1092.35%
Saturated Fat 13.2g 263.93%
Trans Fat 4.57g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 0.15mg 0.02%
Total Carbohydrate 2.22g 2.95%
Dietary Fiber 0.24 g 3.79%
Sugars 2.02 g %
Protein 0.12g 0.97%
Vitamin A 160.03IU% Vitamin C 5.38mg%
Calcium 1.63mg% Iron 0.06mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
fresh, lemon slice