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    Barbecued Calamari

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    20 mins

    15 mins

    5 mins

    I'mPat's Note:

    Always on the look out for seafood recipes for the barbie for when we are on holiday in a caravan park. From Australian Good Food mini cookbook. Have not included 2 hours to overnight marination time.

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    1. 1
      To clean calamari, remove heads and tentacles by pulling gently from the bodies.
    2. 2
      Pull intestines from calamari tubes and discard and cut tentacles away from heads, just below the eyes.
    3. 3
      Discard heads and pull transparent quills out of tubes and discard.
    4. 4
      Place a little salt on your fingers for grip and peel skin from tubes and discard and then rinse tubes under cold water.
    5. 5
      Cut tubes on one side, flatten and score inside in a criss-cross pattern and cut into quarters lengthways.
    6. 6
      Combine calamari, tentacles, olive oil, lemon rind and juice, oregano, garlic and chilli in a bowl, cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight to marinate.
    7. 7
      Preheat a barbecue plate on high and cook calamari turning for 3 to 5 minutes until browned and just opaque.
    8. 8
      Transfer to a bowl and season to taste and serve.

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    Nutritional Facts for Barbecued Calamari

    Serving Size: 1 (95 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 189.3
    Calories from Fat 130
    Total Fat 14.5 g
    Saturated Fat 2.1 g
    Cholesterol 145.7 mg
    Sodium 29.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 6.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
    Sugars 0.0 g
    Protein 10.3 g

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