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Grilled Calamari


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 60m
  • Cook Time : 6m
  • Ready In : 1:06 h


  • 500g whole calamari, cleaned
  • 60ml olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1⁄2 orange, zest & juice
  • 1⁄2 lemon, zest & juice
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • Coarse sea salt
  • Fresh parsley and lemon wedges for garnish


Step 1

Combine the olive oil, garlic, cumin, orange zest, lemon zest, orange juice, lemon juice, and thyme in a bowl. Place seafood in the bowl and toss to coat.

Step 2

Place in the refrigerator to marinate for an hour or two. Remove from the fridge and return to room temperature.

Step 3

Preheat grill to high. Clean and oil the grill before grilling. Remove the seafood from the marinade, and discard the marinade. Season the seafood with coarse sea salt. Grill until done, about 3 minutes each side. Serve with fresh parsley and lemon wedges to garnish.

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