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cowgirl 02-24-2020 09:41 PM

Grilled Calamari
 
I've made this before, but it's been awhile. I don't run into decent calamari very often out here, in the middle of nowhere. lol

The calamari were already cleaned and ready to cook.

https://i.imgur.com/GuQXwFX.jpg

I sauteed some scallions, onion and garlic in butter, then added seasoned bread cubes, chicken stock, cayenne and seasonings...

https://i.imgur.com/MyJgW9x.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/r3RHXCl.jpg

Cooled the stuffing before filling the tubes...

https://i.imgur.com/OYg4qtR.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/XmfVgEI.jpg

Drizzled with olive oil before sprinkling with seasoning. I went with Kent Rollins original this time.

https://i.imgur.com/OIBS41j.jpg

marinated the tentacles in olive oil, coarse salt and cracked black pepper... and garlic. heck, I think that was all...

https://i.imgur.com/C0wr9B5.jpg

onto the hot grill...

https://i.imgur.com/3d43J8C.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/dCm1zfJ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/boElefr.jpg

Since the stuffing is cooked, I shoot for about 3-4 minutes per side...

https://i.imgur.com/0WHVaeK.jpg

Built a salad...topped with a red wine vinegar, olive oil, dijon, garlic, scallion, dressing....

https://i.imgur.com/flhs26V.jpg

Sliced some of the calamari ...

https://i.imgur.com/WjNCsQd.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/GHrjxIu.jpg

I know calamari isn't for everyone, but I like it every so often. lol

Thanks for looking!

boogiechillen 02-24-2020 09:44 PM

Never seen calamari look so tasty. Great cook, as always.

cowgirl 02-24-2020 09:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by boogiechillen (Post 4275582)
Never seen calamari look so tasty. Great cook, as always.

Thanks Charles! :grin:

Hoss 02-24-2020 09:52 PM

I love it fried.THAT IS NEXT LEVEL! Thanks for for sharing.How do you like that Kent Rollins Original?His videos tickle me.

cowgirl 02-24-2020 09:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hoss (Post 4275589)
I love it fried.THAT IS NEXT LEVEL! Thanks for for sharing.How do you like that Kent Rollins Original?His videos tickle me.

Thanks Hoss! Glad to see another calamari fan. I love it fried too! :grin:
I'm liking the seasoning. It's pretty good! I have the mesquite too but haven't tried it yet. Rollins reminds me of one of my ranch neighbors. lol

tom b 02-24-2020 10:37 PM

that is right up my allay Jeanie, bravo!

pmad 02-24-2020 10:46 PM

Brilliant

mytmouz 02-24-2020 10:53 PM

Excellent work! As usual...

ShadowDriver 02-24-2020 10:55 PM

Yes, ma'am! I tell ya', those calamari get awful small by time they reach our part of the country... :roll:

Those look wonderful.

Happy Hapgood 02-24-2020 11:13 PM

Oh Lord! All I can say is Mighty Fine!

gtr 02-24-2020 11:37 PM

Love calamari and I really love that calamari specifically! Loving the cook and those pix are just fantastic, Jeanie!

Smoke on Badger Mountain 02-25-2020 12:06 AM

Wow Jeanie! That looks amazing. I'm a big fan of calamari but that it like none I have ever seen. Thanks for sharing.

BGEChicago 02-25-2020 12:11 AM

Oh gosh darnt already, just marry me! Your cooks are killing me!!! Jeanie that is just an awesome cook as usual. Your other half has to be a 400 Lbs person and quite happy. You never cease to amaze me on your simplicity but authentic and fresh simple ingredients, I tend to go over the top, I look up to to you for bringing it back to the basics again. Another meal that is simply over the top.. Go girl!!!

Thanks,
Greg

guero_gordo 02-25-2020 02:22 AM

Reminds me of dish at a Thai restaurant in SF....right up until you dropped it on a salad anyway ;-)
I'll have to try this next time the spouse is out with the girls, thanks

sliding_billy 02-25-2020 04:06 AM

Can't say I've ever had it other than battered and fried, but I'd be all over that.


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