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How To Make Grilled Squid

How To Make Grilled Squid

Grilled Squid Recipe. A delicious yet simple recipe for grilled squid. Can be eaten as either a snack or appetizer. Taste our Grilled Squid recipe.

INGREDIENTS

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RECIPE

Serves
4
Prep =
20m
Cook =
5m
Total =
25m

Step 1: You will need

  • 4 medium-sized squid
  • 1 lemon, zest only
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • A mixed handful of fresh coriander, parsley and basil
  • 4 slices of lime
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 sharp knife
  • 1 cutting board
  • 2 bowls
  • 1 spoon
  • 1 deep-sided dish for marinating the squid
  • Cling film
  • 1 grill pan
  • 1 metal spatula
  • 1 fork

Step 2: Clean the squid

Remove the head of the squid, discard the innards and pull out the spine. Peel off the purple skin leaving a clean white body. Remove the tentacles though don't discard, wash each squid thoroughly and pat them dry with paper towels.

Step 3: Mix the ingredients for the marinade

In a deep-sided dish, combine the lemon zest, cumin, salt and pepper, garlic and olive oil. Mix well.

Step 4: Marinate squid

Put the squid into the marinade and stir well. Cover tightly with cling film and place in the fridge to marinate for a minimum of 30 minutes.

Step 5: Heat the grill pan

Heat the grill pan over a high temperature until very hot.

Step 6: Grill the squid

Remove the squid from the marinade and grill both sides for a maximum of 2 minutes.

Step 7: Garnish and serve

Place the squid on a serving dish, sprinkle over the fresh herbs, add the slices of lime and serve.