Calamari Soffocato

posted by RisaG 01-02-100 6:16 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Calamari Soffocato
Recipe By : Nana (renzo's grandma)
Serving Size : 6 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Seafood
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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2 lb. squid
3 tbsp. butter
1/4 cup olive oil
3 cloves garlic -- minced
1 tbsp. fresh basil -- chopped
1 tbsp. parsley -- chopped
salt and pepper
1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes
1/2 cup dry white wine

Clean the squid, rinse, pat dry and cut in 1" rings (or buy frozen calamari cut in rings already and let defrost). Cut large tentacles in 1/2, otherwise leave them whole.

Melt butter and oil in large saucepan. Saute (do not brown) the garlic. Add the squid, basil, parsley, salt and pepper and red pepper flakes. Cook for 5 minutes. Add 1/2 cup wine, cover and let it heat up. Do not overcook.

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