Italian-Style Calamari Salad

1 review, 4 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 6 hours

This is a delicious and popular salad used in delis and for other applications.


2.5 Cut Town Dock Squid Rings and Tentacles
1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
White Wine Vinegar
1 whole Lemon
1/2 small red onion; (peeled and chopped fine)
(peeled and chopped fine)
1/2 cup Pitted and sliced Kalamata Olives
2 tbsp Capers
Celery Salt (tbls)
Salt and Pepper; (to taste) I prefer Adobo Seasoni
1 1/2 cup Cherry Tomato; halved

Original recipe makes 8



thaw squid for one day in refrigerator. Rince squid. Boil 12 cups of water. When water is boiling add sea salt. Cook squid in boiling water for 1 to 1/2 minutes. Drain and rinse in ice cold water. Empty squid into bowl. Sprinke in some olive oil, two pinches of celery salt, a pinch of black pepper and Adobo seasoning. Chill in the fridge.

To make sauce: Combine Olive oil, both vinegars, capers, olives, peppers, onions in a bowl. Cut lemon in half. Remove seeds, squeeze both halves into oil. Cover and allow ingredients to combine for at least 1 hour.

Add oil/sauce to squid. Stir/mix all ingredients. Cover and chill for at least 6 hours before serving, to allow ingredients to mix in.

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Do not over boil the squid. It will become rubbery [I posted this recipe.]
towndocksquid 7y ago

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