Grilled Squid with Goat Cheese Stuffing

Number of servings : Prep time: Cooking time: Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses Special diet

Number of servings :

Prep time:

Cooking time:

Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses

Special diet :

Ingredients

1 kg (2 lb) whole squid, cleaned, bodies and tentacles separated
3 cloves garlic, chopped
5 ml (1 tsp) seasoned salt
1 ml (¼ tsp) ground cayenne pepper
1 lemon, juiced and zest grated
50 ml (¼ cup) olive oil
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
200 g (7 oz) fresh goat cheese
50 ml (¼ cup / 40 g) pine nuts, toasted
125 ml (½ cup) spinach leaves, washed, trimmed and chopped

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, blanch the squid bodies and tentacles in salted water for 1 minute. Drain on paper towels and place in a sealed plastic bag.
  2. In a bowl, combine the garlic, salt, cayenne, lemon juice and zest, oil and pepper. Pour over the squid and reseal the bag. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  3. In a bowl, combine the cheese, pine nuts and spinach.
  4. Preheat the grill.
  5. Stuff the squid bodies with the cheese mixture and close with toothpicks
  6. Grill the stuffed squid and the tentacles until the flesh is opaque and seared on each side.
  7. Serve immediately.

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Imported on 2011-01-20 20:26:46 — Original ID:2464

Grilled Squid with Goat Cheese Stuffing
Grilled Squid with Goat Cheese Stuffing