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Grilled Squid With Arugula and Grapefruit Vinaigrette From 'Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love From Our Tuscan Kitchen'

Serious Eats Maggie Mariolis 1 comment

I love the idea of this salad from Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos' new cookbook, Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love from our Tuscan Kitchen. Charred calamari, grapefruit, fennel, and arugula—how can you go wrong? More

Crispy Pan-Fried Noodle Cakes With Seafood

Serious Eats Shao Z. 3 comments

Crispy and a little saucy, egg noodles pan-fried until they form a crispy-on-the-outside, tender-in-the-middle cake is a classic Hong Kong and Guangzhou dish. A nest of egg noodles are fried in a wok until golden brown and topped with a combination of stir-fried meat, seafood, or vegetables. Here's how to make my favorite version, topped with seafood in a light gravy. More

Shellfish Paella (Paella de Marisco) From 'Spain'

Serious Eats Kate Williams 1 comment

Jeff Koehler wrote the cookbook on paella. Literally. So I was keen to try out the paella recipes in his new cookbook, Spain. His shellfish paella is based on a recipe from his mother-in-law, who has been making this particular pan of rice every weekend for close to 50 years; for a paella newbie like myself, it seemed like a well-tested place to start. More

Hakka-Style Stir-Fry with Pork and Squid

Serious Eats Cathy Erway Post a comment

This stir-fry of pork belly, dried squid, celery, and carrot is exemplary of Hakka cuisine. More

Squid Masala

Serious Eats Denise D'silva Sankhe Post a comment

This hot and fragrant masala is easy to make and a wonderfully unique preparation of squid. More

Seafood, Fennel, and Lime Salad from 'Ottolenghi'

Serious Eats Kate Williams Post a comment

Like stuffed mushrooms, seafood salad isn't a terribly common dish in the US these days. Sure, you'll see ceviche on every other "Latin-inspired" menu, but other than this raw preparation, chilled seafood lovers are often left salad-less. This version from Ottolenghi combines raw fennel and red onion with barely-seared squid and tail-on prawns for an even balance of crunch and chew. To brighten it up, they add a generous squeeze of time, a flurry of its zest, and a spoonful of citrusy sumac. Dill, cilantro, and parsley give the salad an herbaceous finish. More

Farro Salad with Squid, White Beans, and Green Beans

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 1 comment

There is something so satisfying about a farro salad, especially when it's a complete meal. All you have to do is toss some in a big bowl, grab a fork, and dig in. More

River Cottage's Seared Squid

Serious Eats Kate Williams 1 comment

Squid are kind of a gateway shellfish. They're not terribly fishy and they're relatively easy to clean and prepare. More

David Tanis's Pasta with Squid and White Beans

Serious Eats Blake Royer Post a comment

I first encountered the combination of squid and white beans in the famous tapas bar Bar Pintxo in the Boqueria market of Barcelona. There, tiny white runner beans are the bed for squid seared on a screaming hot flattop; a sauce of olive oil and the squid's ink gives the whole plate a round, salty tang. In a country of incredible food, it remains one of the best things I've eaten. More

Squid and White Bean Salad

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger Post a comment

As great as white bean salads are, they need a partner to make a full dinner. I've seen a few variations over the years, but I was particularly interested in this recipe from Leslie Glover Pendleton's Simply Shellfish, because it pairs the beans with squid. More

Sausage Stuffed Squid

Serious Eats Sydney Oland Post a comment

Sausage and cephalopods are two ingredients that, to me, always work together. And if you use your imagination it's not a far leap to think of a cleaned squid body as the ocean's sausage casing. Squid are creatures that need to be cooked hot and quick, or low and slow to get the best results, so once you add the squid to the tomato sauce, make sure to give it the time it needs. The best test of when the squid is done cooking is taking it out of the pan and giving it a try. To me, fork-poking a slow cooked squid doesn't give an accurate portrayal of its state. More

Fried Squid Po' Boy with Avocado and Black Chile Oil

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 8 comments

Usually when I find myself frying up pieces of squid it's for some kind of Mediterranean dish. (Not that there's anything wrong with that.) But this stunning sandwich from Tom Colicchio's 'wichcraft instead looks to New Orleans and Mexico for inspiration. The po' boy is drizzled with black chile oil and layered with avocado slices before being topped with handfuls of crispy squid. More

Dinner Tonight: Warm Squid Salad

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 2 comments

Cooking squid requires some special patience, as it needs to be cooked until white, but if you wait too long it'll turn into a rubbery little monster. But in this recipe from Jonathon Waxman's A Great American Cook, the squid just needs a few seconds in the scorching skillet, so it's easy to whip up. The sauce is made from rice wine vinegar, oil, and a whole bunch of aïoli, which gives each bite a garlic kick. Everything is then tossed with crisp greens. I found some amazing mizuna at the market, which worked perfectly. More

Dinner Tonight: Fried Squid with Marinara Sauce

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 5 comments

The rounds don't come out stunningly golden-brown, but the squid is so tender and light that it's really not an issue. They tasted like no squid I've ever had. In fact, they're so good, the marinara isn't really needed even if it does work. I chose to use it simply because it's how I grew up eating the dish. Some aioli wouldn't be bad. But honestly, with a nice squeeze of lemon and a sprinkling of salt, these are set. More

French in a Flash: Provençal Calamari Salad with Tarragon and Mint

Serious Eats Kerry Saretsky 3 comments

This fast and inexpensive seafood salad combines calamari with the common partners of tomato and lemon, but also with the unusual sweetness of tarragon and mint, the robust kick of hot pepper, and the oaky, salty crunch of roasted almonds. It's light, bright, and perfect for the hot weather. More

Dinner Tonight: Stir-Fried Squid (Ojinguh Bokkeum)

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 9 comments

Squid is one of the cheapest and easiest things to cook. Luckily it's also really tasty. This recipe puts a Korean twist on the squid with soy sauce, garlic, hot pepper powder, and sugar. It comes out spicy and aromatic. Less squid squeamish now? More

Cook the Book Party Planner: Black Tagliatelle with Cuttlefish

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 1 comment

"The light sauce allows the unctuous, sea-flavored pasta to really shine through." Since most of us have at least a little time off for the holidays, I thought it might be fun to include a final recipe for our Feast... More

Dinner Tonight: Squid with Swiss Chard

Serious Eats Blake Royer 4 comments

[Photograph: Blake Royer] Fall is the one time of year I really look forward to getting my vitamins. When the season is in full swing, I cook up a batch of simple sautéed greens almost every night. Kale, collards, chard—doesn't... More

Cook the Book: Squid Hot Pot (Ishiri Nabe)

Serious Eats Tam Ngo 4 comments

[Photographs: Tam Ngo] This week's Cook the Book recipes represent the ongoing research of the Japanese Hot Pots project—undertaken by Matsuri chef Tadashi Ono and journalist of all things Japanese Harris Salat. Last Christmas, I had the pleasure of... More

Dinner Tonight: Roasted Squid with Chili Oil

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 1 comment

So this week has turned into unofficial squid week here, though I swear I cooked this meal before Michele Humes shared her Squid Noodle Salad recipe. I find it interesting because, while I'm sure I've munched on the odd bit... More

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