By Melissa Morang

"Calamari" is the Italian word for squid. It is a popular restaurant item, especially when fried. Many people throw the leftovers out, though, because they don't know how to reheat fried calamari. Reheating is simple with the right method, though. All you have to do is bake the calamari for a short while.

how to reheat fried calamari
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how to reheat fried calamari

Step 1

Spread your leftover calamari out in a single layer on a baking pan.

Step 2

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 3

Put the calamari in the oven and bake for 7 minutes.

Step 4

Take the pan out of the oven and turn the calamari over — it's important to cook both sides.

Step 5

Place the pan in the oven again and cook for another 6 minutes. Check the temperature of the calamari with a meat thermometer. The USDA states the safe internal temperature is 165 degrees Fahrenheit.