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Peppered Squid

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The peppered squid is a seafood recipe that is prepared with squid hoods flavored with a medley of herbs and worcestershire sauce. Cooked in the microwave, the squid hoods are marinated with port wine, olive oil, garlic and bay leaf. Tossed in pepper, the squid is further cooked and flavored with thyme, oregano and garlic powder and served as an exotic side. Adapted from Sharp Microwave and Convection Cookbook.
  Squid hoods 500 Gram
  Port wine/Red wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Freshly cracked pepper 1 Tablespoon
  Bottled tomato sauce 250 Milliliter
  Chili 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Cut squid hoods into rings.
Rinse well.
Combine port, olive oil, garlic, bay leaf and salt.
Pour over squid rings.
Refrigerate overnight.
Drain marinade from squid.
Toss in pepper.
Place squid into a shallow dish.
Cook, uncovered, for 5-6 minutes on MEDIUM, tossing every minute.
Combine all sauce ingredients.
Cook for 2-3 minutes on HIGH.
Serve hot with squid.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 309 Calories from Fat 175

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.4%

Saturated Fat 2.9 g14.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 194.2 mg64.7%

Sodium 159.3 mg6.6%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.4%

Sugars 3.7 g

Protein 14 g28.6%

Vitamin A 20.7% Vitamin C 21.1%

Calcium 6.3% Iron 13.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Peppered Squid Recipe