Squid with Bacon and Garlic Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 3/4 pounds fresh squid, cleaned and cut into pieces
  • 4 ounces slab bacon, cut into lardons
  • 3-5 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Chapped dill and or parsley to garnish
How to cook Squid with Bacon and Garlic:
  • Place the bacon in a frying pan and cook over medium heat until lightly golden brown and the fat has been rendered.
  • Increase the heat to high and add the garlic, olive oil, and squid, and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Cook the squid for about 3 minutes or until just cooked through. (Do not overcook or the calamari rings become chewy like rubber!)
  • Sprinkle with greens before serving.
  • Serve the Squid with Bacon and Garlic hot.
  • Goes well with rice or couscous, as a side dish.
  • I served with Vegetable Couscous (see the recipe below).
  •     Enjoy!

Vegetable Couscous Recipe

Vegetable Couscous Ingredients:
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 small zucchini (about 1/2 pound)
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 pound couscous
  • 14 ounces water or broth
How to cook Vegetable Couscous:
  • Heat 4 tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet, put in the chopped onion and carrot.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, over medium heat for about 5-6 minutes.
  • Add the chopped bell pepper and zucchini, stir fry until all vegetables are tender, for about 5-7 minutes.
  • Then, add the chopped garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Pour in broth or water, add salt to taste and bring to a boil.
  • Add couscous and stir. Remove from heat.
  • Cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  • Fluff with a fork and serve.
Squid with Bacon and Garlic recipe
Squid with Bacon and Garlic recipe
Squid with Bacon and Garlic recipe
Squid with Bacon and Garlic recipe

Note(s):

The Squid with Bacon and Garlic recipe very easy to cook and very tasty too, especially with the Vegetable Couscous!


This recipe for Squid with Bacon and Garlic serves/makes: 4 servings

The Squid with Bacon and Garlic recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Squid/Cuttlefish (more Squid/Cuttlefish recipes)
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed (more Pan Fried/Sauteed recipes)
Cuisine: Russian (more Russian recipes)

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