Tuesday, December 06, 2005

Marinated Calamari

Marinated calamari

Ingredients:

1 kg. Calamari (squid) cut into rings
6 Tablespoons lemon juice
3 cloves garlic, crushed
½ cup olive oil.

Dressing:
4 Tablespoons lemon juice
5 Tablespoons olive oil
1 Teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 ½ Tablespoons chopped parsley
Salt and pepper

In a mixing bowl, place lemon juice, garlic and olive oil. Add calamari, cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight.

For the dressing, place all ingredients in mixing bowl and whisk well until thickened.

Heat large pan or wok over a high heat and cook calamari 2-3 minutes until just cooked. Drizzle the dressing over calamari and serve.

Source of recipe:
Essential Cooking Series by Hinkler Books Ltd.,
First published in 2005 , Dingley, Victoria 3172 Australia

I love this calamari. I added lemon zest with the dressing. so easy and simple. I served this with parsley rice that would compliment the flavors.
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