Squid recipes

Squid recipes

19 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.

16 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Healthy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
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22 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
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6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
A challenge
10 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This dish is fabulously rich and delicious, and would go well with some buttered rice

1 hr and 45 mins
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Squid is cheap, plentiful, quick to cook, and delicious with the classic Italian vegetable dish, caponata

1 hr
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5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve up aromatic squid in just 2 minutes on the griddle

17 mins
A challenge
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star 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
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A seafood salad using dressed calamari rings and samphire, a green coastal plant that tastes of the ocean

20 mins
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
20 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Smoky pork meatballs go perfectly with the salty seafood. Enjoy with a large hunk of bread

55 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Squid can be slow cooked as well as flash-fried. Simmer in a Spanish-style paprika pot with new potatoes and tomatoes. Serve with garlic mayonnaise

2 hrs
Easy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This sophisticated recipe puts a new spin on party food, great for a family celebration

25 mins
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9 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 55 mins
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If you like crispy calamari, you'll love these battered squid fritters spiced with curry leaves, spices, green chilli and ginger

25 mins
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Gluten-free
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
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