Squid recipes

Squid recipes

20 Recipes

Cooking with squid is quick and easy. Whether you buy it whole or portioned into rings, calamari can be fried, braised or barbecued in no time.

Simmered squid

4.1875

(12 ratings)

This dish of calamari in red wine, fennel, rosemary and tomatoes is perfect served as a tapa or simply with rice or new potatoes
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Tempura squid

0

(0 ratings)

Roy Brett's crunchy tempura squid makes a great sharing dish. You can prep your squid in advance and keep it in the fridge until you're ready...
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Squid, chickpea & chorizo salad

4.578945

(19 ratings)

Found in every ocean, squid is the most widely available seafood in the world and one of the cheapest. This works well on the barbecue, too
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Crispy squid with capers

4.25

(3 ratings)

A hint of garlic mayo makes everything that little bit more delicious, and this crisp calamari is no exception
  • 25 mins
  • A challenge

Squid with brandy & cream

5

(5 ratings)

This dish is fabulously rich and delicious, and would go well with some buttered rice
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort

Crispy squid with caponata

5

(4 ratings)

Squid is cheap, plentiful, quick to cook, and delicious with the classic Italian vegetable dish, caponata
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Salt & pepper squid

3.5

(4 ratings)

Serve up aromatic squid in just 2 minutes on the griddle
  • 17 mins
  • A challenge

Chilli & lime squid salad

5

(1 rating)

James Martin's sensational starter is sure to impress dinner party guests - marinate the squid overnight, then sear just before serving over avocado and rocket
  • 18 mins
  • Easy

Squid, samphire & pea salad

4

(2 ratings)

A seafood salad using dressed calamari rings and samphire, a green coastal plant that tastes of the ocean
  • 20 mins
  • More effort

Barbecued squid salad

5

(2 ratings)

Marinating squid before sizzling it on the barbecue or griddle gives it a flavour boost. Accompany with a salad of mango, avocado and black beans
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Squid & pinto bean stew with garlic toasts

4.0625

(4 ratings)

Slow cook squid with paprika, tomato and pinto beans for a robust one-pot meal filled with tender shellfish. Serve with garlic bread on the side
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • More effort

Smoky paprika seafood rice

0

(0 ratings)

Savoury smoked paprika gives a real lift to this healthy yet impressive paella-style dish with prawns, baby squid and mussels
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Seafood fideuà

3.125

(2 ratings)

Try this paella with a difference, using fideo or vermicelli pasta instead of rice, with prawns, mussels, squid, monkfish and a sprinkling of saffron
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Japanese okonomiyaki

0

(0 ratings)

This Japanese pancake is full of authentic flavours and textures, with fresh squid or prawns and a mirin and a honey sauce. Garnish with bonito flakes
  • 40 mins
  • More effort

Simple seafood chowder

4.85484

(31 ratings)

A chunky, creamy soup with salmon and smoked haddock, mixed shellfish and potatoes - a hearty meal
  • 40 mins
  • Easy