Calamari with Cucumber Sauce

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Ingredients

  • 800 gms Calamari
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1 tablesp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/4 cup fench dressing
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1 small cucumber
  • 150 gms sour cream
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 150 mls cream
  • 2 tsp fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 tbsp chives, chopped

Preparation

  1. Clean any film from calamari. Cut into rings.
  2. Mix wine, 1 tbsp. lemon juice, oil, dressing and add calamari. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  3. Bbq or fry in hot oiled pan for about 30 sec.
  4. Sauce-
  5. Peel and seed cucumber, then sprinkle with salt. Allow to stand in a strainer for 15 minutes. Rinse and pat dry.
  6. Place cucumber. sour cream and 2 tsp lemon juice in food processor and blend.
  7. Whip cream until soft peaks form and fold in cucumber puree, dill and chives.
  8. Serve with the calamari.

Further Information

Yield 5 to 6