Grilled Squid with Red Wine Sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 17 mins

If you haven't tried squid, try it. It is different, but tasty and lends itself to many great recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whisk together ¼ cup of oil, 2 tblsps cilantro and half of garlic in a small bowl.
  2. Using kitchen shears, cut squid bodies down one long side; open flat.
  3. Using sharp knife, lightly score squid.
  4. Arrange in large, shallow baking dish in single layer.
  5. Pour garlic mixture over.
  6. Let marinate atleast 3 hours or overnight.
  7. Prepare grill (medium-high heat).
  8. Heat ¼ cup oil in heavy, large skillet over medium heat.
  9. Add vegetables, remaining garlic and tentacles.
  10. Simmer until vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes.
  11. Season.
  12. Add 2 tblsps cilantro.
  13. Grill marinated squid just until opaque, about 45 seconds per side.
  14. Divide sauce among plates.
  15. Top with squid.


Most Helpful

This is very tasty -- my squid lover gave it an enthusiastic "you can make this again, please!" Because of changes in schedules, the squid marinated for longer than suggested--it didn't seem to hurt it all. Good recipe--thanks, Ev!

Chef Kate January 01, 2008

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