Chef Nick's Amazing Calamari Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 50 mins

Chef Nick's Amazing Calamari

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"Tender calamari tubes stuffed with a mascarpone cheese, ricotta cheese and sun-dried tomato mixture are baked, then sauteed to a golden finish in garlic butter. A little work, but truly amazing!"

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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    50 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a medium bowl, mix together the ricotta cheese, mascarpone cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, bread crumbs, oregano, salt and pepper until well blended. Set aside.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Trim the ends of the squid bodies to make them an even size, and rinse out the tubes. Spoon the cheese mixture into the cavities of the squid until full, and secure the open ends with toothpicks. Place in boiling water, and cook for 6 minutes.
  3. Remove the stuffed calamari tubes from the water, and place in a baking dish. Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven.
  4. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and sesame seeds. Place the calamari tubes in the skillet, and fry on all sides until golden brown. Remove toothpicks before serving.
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Jan 26, 2005

The combination of boiling, baking and frying the calamari hoods overcooks them rendering them tough and rubbery. The filling also needs seasoning for flavour. Both cheeses are mild - maybe at a little parmesan or sinilar hard cheese to lift flavours.

 
Nov 28, 2004

anything cooked by a chef tasts amazing

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 421 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 20.8 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 278 mg
  • 93%
  • Fat
  • 26.1 g
  • 40%
  • Fiber
  • 1.9 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 26.7 g
  • 53%
  • Sodium
  • 519 mg
  • 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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