Momo’s Parmesan Crusted Calamari Sandwich on Grilled Focaccia
Perfect For lunch! Great for an afternoon sit-down with some associates! Add some nice pasta salad on the side.

Prep. time: 15 minutes / Cooking time: 10 minutes

Serves: 1


  • 1 calamari steak, lightly breaded
  • 1 whole egg, beaten
  • 1 ounce flour
  • 3 ounces parmesan cheese
  • 2 ounces butter, clarified
  • 1 6x6 focaccia, oiled
  • 2 each green leaf lettuce
  • 1 ounce alfalfa sprouts
  • 2 roma tomato, sliced long
  • ½ medium avocado, seeded, peeled and canned
  • 1 pickle, spear
  • 1 raddicchio, leaf
  • 1 Belgian endive, feat
  • 1 ounce zucchini, grilled, sliced
  • 1 ounce yellow squash, grilled
  • tartar sauce

Slightly pound the calamari. Flour, egg and dredge in parmesan cheese, making sure cheese coats well. If not dip in egg and cheese again. In saute pan, heat clarified butter. When hot, briefly saute calamari until brown on both sides. Remove from pan and drain on paper towel. Brush foccacia bread with butter and grill. Cut on bias giving you a triangle. Grill zucchini and yellow squash ahead and cool. Assemble sandwich with green leaf, sliced tomatoes, alfalfa sprouts and avocado. Drizzle tartar sauce on top. Have your broad serve it to you with a nice Pino Grigio or white Chianti! Salute!