How to make Greek Style Squid -

A unique seafood preparation of squids stuffed, baked and served with an appetizing sauce

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Squid, Rice (चावल)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Seafood

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Greek Style Squid

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Greek Style Squid Recipe

  • Squid 6 medium

  • Rice 1/4 cup

  • Spring onions chopped 2 medium

  • Pine nuts(chilgoza) chopped 1/2 cup

  • Blackcurrants chopped 1/4 cup

  • Fresh parsley chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Egg whisked 1

  • Lemon rind grated 1 teaspoon

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Garlic chopped 2 cloves

  • Tomatoes chopped 4 large

  • Red wine 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh oregano chopped a few sprigs

Method

Step 1

Remove heads, clean the insides of squids to make hollow tubes and wash them thoroughly. To prepare stuffing, cook rice in one cup of salted boiling water till almost done. Drain and set aside.

Step 2

In a large bowl combine cooked rice, spring onions, pinenuts, black currants, parsley, half of the whisked egg, lemon rind, one tablespoon olive oil and salt. Mix well and stuff this mixture into the hollow squid tubes. Secure the ends with a toothpick and place the stuffed squids in a single layer in a casserole dish.

Step 3

To prepare the sauce, wash, blanch and finely chop tomatoes. Preheat oven to 180º C. Heat the remaining oil in a pan, add onion and garlic and sauté on medium heat for two minutes. Add tomatoes, wine, oregano and salt and cover and cook on low heat for eight to ten minutes.

Step 4

Remove from heat and pour the sauce over the stuffed squids, cover with aluminium foil and bake in the preheated oven at 180º C for ten to fifteen minutes or until tender. Lift the squids out. Remove the toothpicks, slice the squids thickly, spoon sauce over them and serve.

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