Fritto Misto (Fried Squid, Fish, and Shrimp)

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5 cups plus 1 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup canola oil
1 cup Wondra flour
½ cup cornstarch
2 tbsp. semolina
⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
⅛ tsp. sugar
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
½ lb. large tail-on shrimp, peeled
½ lb. small fish, such as smelt or sardines, cleaned, butterflied, and deboned
½ lb. squid, cut into ½” rings
3 cups salad greens, such as arugula
Lemon wedges, for serving
Aïoli, for serving (optional) [...] read more