005001 Stuffed squid – Greek recipes

Traditional Greek recipes from the island of Crete.

Its local name is “Kalamarákia gemistá” which means “Stuffed squids” in Greek

  

Local name of the dish: Kalamarákia gemistá

Place of origin: Greek recipes, recipes from Crete

Type of course: Main dish

Type of cooking: Oven

 

 

List of ingredients of stuffed squid recipe:

  1. 1 1/2 cups EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
  2. 1 kilo (2.2 lb) medium-sized squid
  3. 1 large onion
  4. 2 spring onions
  5. 2 tablespoons dill, finely chopped
  6. 2 cups rice
  7. 2 tablespoons plums, finely chopped
  8. 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  9. 1 lemon, juiced
  10. Salt to taste
  11. Pepper to taste

Preparation of stuffed squid recipe:

  1. Wash and clean the squid.
  2. Empty them by removing the central membrane.
  3. Remove the tentacles and finely chop them in a separate bowl.
  4. Add the onions, dill, rice, plums, 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil, nutmeg, a little salt and pepper.
  5. Stuff the squid with this mixture.
  6. Secure the end of each squid with a hard toothpick, so that the stuffing will not come out.
  7. Place in a wide pot, add 1 1/2 cups water, cover them and simmer for 30-40 minutes.
  8. Carefully take them out with a fork and place them in a Pyrex dish.
  9. Sprinkle them with the remainder of the olive oil and lemon.
  10. Place the squids in the oven for 20-30 minutes at moderate temperature until brown.
  11. Let them cool and serve.

 

 

 

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