Barbecued Squid: Kalamaria Marinata

Total Time:
33 min
Prep:
30 min
Cook:
3 min

Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pounds squid, cleaned
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano, chopped fine
  • 1 teaspoon chile flakes
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
Directions
  • Preheat grill.

  • Clean the squid thoroughly, removing the backbone and head. Separate the tentacles from the body. Leave the tentacles and the body, whole.

  • Brush the squid with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place on a hot grill and mark on all sides. Grill until cooked through about 3 minutes.

  • In a bowl mix together the vinegar, lemon juice, extra-virgin olive oil, garlic, oregano, chile, salt, and pepper. Pull the squid from the grill and cut the body into inch-sized rings leaving the tentacles whole. Put the squid in the marinade hot. Mix well. Serve warm or chilled as a meze with a glass of ouzo.

  • Yield: 6 servings


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