- 5 pounds calamari tubes and tentacles, cleaned
- 3 large garlic cloves
- 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 tablespoon capers
- Freshly ground pepper
Cut tubes of calamari into 1-inch rings and cut the tentacles in half. In a large pot bring water and 2 tablespoons of salt to a boil. Carefully place the calamari in the pot. Cook the calamari until tender, about 2 minutes. Be sure not to overcook.
Strain the calamari and place in a mixing bowl. Add all of the ingredients and mix well. Add salt and pepper, to taste. Serve the calamari cold.
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