Posts Tagged ‘squid’

One more variation on stir-fried squid. This time i added an excellent thick cut bacon.
Couple of squid cooking tricks i learned from somebody. Cut the squid in strips, put them into a bowl, add lemon juice and then olive oil, stirring until emulsified. At this point i usually add some flavorings – onions or other vegetables. This time roasted poblano and scallions.
In the meantime rendered most of the bacon fat, removed it and added the squid mixture. Stir-fried it for several mins and then put the bacon back. Voila!


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My life as a family cook became easy these days: i just need to come up with the idea of taco filling and the salad/salsa to serve this tacos with.
Tonight my favorite squid, cut into thin strips, mixed with roasted onion and poblano rajas, and seared.
Salad of roasted corn, avocado, tomatoes and arugula dressed with a vinaigrette of roasted corn/lime juice/sherry vinegar and green tabasco.

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Fusing a bit tonight: squid/roasted onion/masa cakes; steamed fingerlings/scallions/marjoram; crema; chipotle salsa; lettuce; cukes. Beers.

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