Quick & Easy

Squid with garlic

There's no need to spend hours making the perfect starter; this spicy seafood dish takes just a few minutes to make and will be gobbled up just as quickly.
Squid with garlic - calamares al agillo



1.Clean squid by pulling carefully below the head and removing the insides and the hard spine. Salt your fingers to help remove the skin. Cut tentacles off below the head and reserve. Cut open the tubes and score with a knife in a diamond pattern. Cut into pieces no more than 5cm long.
2.Heat oil in pan, add squid and cook for no more than a minute; add onion and turn squid over. After 1 more minute, add garlic, chilli, salt and lemon zest, and cook for a further minute.
3.Remove from heat and stir through parsley; serve immediately with crusty bread to soak up the oil and lemon wedges on the side if desired.

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