Simple Barbecued Calamari

Simple Barbecued Calamari


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The trick with calamari is not to overcook it or it becomes rubbery. It really only needs a minute on each side to be tender.

lucky New South Wales, Australia

Serves: 3 

  • 750g calamari
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small red chilli
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • extra virgin olive oil

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Clean calamari, score the skin if desired and cut into smallish pieces. Place in a bowl and cover with a little olive oil, the chopped chilli, garlic and lemon zest. Marinate for 10 minutes.
  2. Cook on a hot bbq grill for a minute or two on each side. Do not overcook or it will become rubbery.
  3. Season with salt and finish with a drizzle of olive oil and a squeeze of lemon. Serve immediately.

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