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Hotchef's Broiled Calamari With Tomatoes And Arugula

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Ingredients
  Calamari 7 , cleaned and cut in big pieces
For marinade
  Chopped garlic 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Kosher salt To Taste
  Sea salt To Taste
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
For salad
  Tomato 1 Medium, diced
  Arugula 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Cracked pepper To Taste
For serving
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon wedge 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre heat the broiler.
2. Clean the calamari and cut it in big pieces using a sharp knife.
3. In a bowl, place the calamari and add in all the ingredients for marinade toss well to coat allow to marinate.
4. Cut the tomatoes in wedges, remove the seeds and cut in dices.

MAKING
5. In an oven proof saute pan, put together arugula and tomato.
6. Drizzle the arugula with olive oil and lemon juice and sprinkle with salt and pepper, set aside.
7. Put the marinated calamari in a broiler pan and allow to settle for 5 minutes.
8. Put the calamari under broiler and cook until it curls and gets tender.
9. Remove the calamari from the broiler, and stir it with the arugula mixture.
10. Place the saute pan in the preheated oven for 2 minutes to warm the tomatoes.

SERVING
11. Remove from the oven and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Channel: 
American
Cuisine: 
Appetizer
Course: 
Savory
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6
This special calamari preparation is mostly what you get to eat in famous seafood restaurants. After watching this video, you would also be able to prepare this at home. It Is super easy and super quick. The end result is super delicious, just like you had in the restaurant.

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2 Comments

Chefmdg's picture
Looks like a great place & that 'cloud 9' dessert is a killer idea! Bravo Chef!
shantihhh's picture
Now I am hungry watching this video-YUM! Shanti/Mary-Anne