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Squid recipes

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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.

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  • Simmered squid

    Simmered squid

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.16 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

  • Calamari rings & aioli for dipping

    Crispy fried calamari & aïoli

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Transport yourself to a seaside taverna with Mediterranean-inspired deep-fried squid rings and garlicky aïoli. Cooking this is easier than you think

  • Tempura squid

    Tempura squid

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 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

  • Squid, chickpea & chorizo salad

    Squid, chickpea & chorizo salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.24 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

  • Crispy squid with capers

    Fried calamari

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.7 ratings

    Try making our crispy calamari and serve with an easy garlic mayo for a sharing starter or as part of a seafood feast

  • One serving of squid, prawn & chickpea nduja stew

    Squid, prawn & chickpea nduja stew

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    Adapt this flavourful stew based on the seafood you have. British squid is cheap, sustainable and underused, while Nduja is a spicy, spreadable salami

  • Squid with brandy & cream

    Squid with brandy & cream

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.12 ratings

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

  • Crispy squid with caponata

    Crispy squid with caponata

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Salt & pepper squid

    Quick salt & pepper squid

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Serve up aromatic squid in just 2 minutes on the griddle

  • Chilli & lime squid salad

    Chilli & lime squid salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 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

  • Squid, samphire & pea salad

    Squid, samphire & pea salad

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Barbecued squid salad

    Barbecued squid salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 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

  • Tender summer squid with chorizo & aïoli

    Tender summer squid with chorizo & aïoli

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    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

  • Squid & pinto bean stew with garlic toasts

    Squid & pinto bean stew with garlic toasts

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.9 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

  • Spicy squid pakoras with coconut yogurt dip

    Spicy squid pakoras with coconut yogurt dip

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

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

  • Smoky paprika seafood rice

    Smoky paprika seafood rice

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Seafood fideuà paella

    Seafood fideuà

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.6 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

  • Japanese okonomiyaki

    Japanese okonomiyaki

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.9 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

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