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Marinated Calamari

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Ingredients
  Squid 2 Pound, frozen (Fresh Or Frozen(Thawed))
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Celery stalks 2 Medium, thinly sliced
  Garlic clove 1 Small, crushed
  Olive oil/Salad oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Red wine vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Basil 1 Teaspoon
  Oregano leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Crushed red pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Clean squid as shown in diagrams at left. Slice body crosswise into 3/4 inch rings. Cut tentacles into several pieces if they are large.
2. In 2-quart saucepan over high heat, heat 1 inch water and 1 teaspoon salt to boiling. Add squid; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium; cook 3 to 5 minutes, until squid is tender and becomes opaque. Drain.
3. Place squid in bowl; add 1 teaspoon salt, then celery and remaining ingredients. Toss to mix well. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours to blend flavors, tossing occasionally.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Techniques: 
Marinate
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Everyday

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