A seafood lovers dream! Why not mix up the usual and somewhat plain style of cooking squid by creating a perfect stuffing. This Spanish inspired stuffed Calamari will sure impress your guests this season. Created with the perfect amount of texture and flavour to get your taste buds moving!
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Recipe by Ross Brockbank
Clean the Calamari, trim the tentacles and set aside
Fry the onion and chorizo on a medium heat for 3-4 minutes
Add the garlic, chopped tentacles, black pepper and paprika and fry for a further 2-3 minutes.
pour the wine, deglaze the pan and cook for 2 minutes
Add the breadcrumbs and rice, stir to coat
Put in the chicken stock and tomato then simmer until rice is almost cooked
Add the frozen peas and chopped parsley and cook for a further 2-3 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool
Stuff the calamari tubes with the mixture (do not over stuff otherwise it will escape when cooking)
Pan fry the stuffed tubes on a griddle pan for 2-3 minutes each side, turning once
Slice and serve drizzled in olive oil, lemon juice and decorated with parsley
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