Calamari and chorizo stew

Serve with orzo and crusty bread, very delicious!
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Recipe from: 13 April 2016
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 35 min


  • 800
    calamari tubes
  • 200
    chorizo sausage, sliced
  • 2
    olive oil
  • 2
    onions, peeled and chopped
  • 2
    green peppers, deseeded and chopped
  • 2
    yellow peppers, deseeded and chopped
  • 1/2
    whole aniseed
  • 100
  • 2x 400
    tins Italian tomatoes
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 100
    green olives
  • zest from one lemon
  • fresh dill
  • Orzo*, cooked according to packet instructions and tossed in butter
Servings: Change Serving


Heat oil in a pot and sauté onions, chorizo, peppers and aniseed for 3–4 minutes. Add Pernod and allow alcohol to cook off.

Slice calamari into 1cm rings.

Add calamari to pot along with tomatoes, bay leaf and olives. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

Add lemon zest to the stew. Garnish with dill.

Words and image: Fairlady

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