Spicy Sauteed Calamari over Pasta

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Chef Remy 186273

I found this recipe on eastvillagekitchen.com and made it with my wife. It came out so good I had to add to my cookbook. If you like Fra Diavolo you'll love this! The version we just made was a little too spicy - I might try cutting down on the red pepper next time - but it was still really delicious. Great over pasta, or on its own as an appetizer (double the serving count for appetizer).

Top Review by Dublin Sasha

Delicious, and very simple to make. I added a little lime juice to give it a bit of zing. Lemon juice would probably work well too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Give the squid a good rinse after you cut them into 1/2 inch rings. Be sure to drain out the rinse water in a strainer.
  2. Heat the extra virgin olive oil in a wok or shallow saute pan.
  3. Add chopped garlic to the oil and cook until the garlic begins to become translucent or browns up a little.
  4. Add the calamari.
  5. Add tomato paste, red pepper, salt, pepper,
  6. Saute on medium heat for 8 minutes.
  7. Add a handful of italian parsley.
  8. Saute on medium heat for 2 more minutes.
  9. Serve with some additional parsley over pasta.

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