Gremolata Stuffed Squid

Fuss-free and full of flavour, fast food doesn't get any better than this tempting squid recipe from Mike Robinson
By Mike Robinson
Gremolata Stuffed Squid
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  • Serves: 2
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

For the gremolata

  • 2 lemons, zest and juice
  • handfuls flat leaf parsley
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 100 g breadcrumbs

For the squid

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 small squid

For the sauce

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 banana shallots, diced
  • 250 g cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • 150 ml white wine
  • dried red chilli flakes, to taste
  • black pepper

Method

1. To make the gremolata, combine the lemon zest and juice with the parsley, garlic and breadcrumbs. Stuff the squid with the gremolata mixture.

2. Heat the oil in a frying pan over a moderate heat, and fry the squid for 2 minutes.

3. To make the sauce, heat the oil in a saucepan and fry the shallots over a gentle heat until softened.

4. Add the cherry tomatoes and white wine and sprinkle in chilli to taste. Cook for 4 minutes, season with salt and pepper and serve.

5. Pour the sauce over the squid and serve.

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