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Salad of warm calamari, lemon and rocket

Recipe from: 6/1/2001 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 9
Servings 4
Time 15 min


  • 40
    brown sugar
  • 1
    lemon, peeled and sliced
  • 75
    sunflower oil
  • 30
    lemon juice
  • 1
    fresh chilli
  • 2
    cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2
    castor sugar
  • 400
    calamari rings
  • 30
    fresh rocket


6 min
Heat brown sugar and 15 ml water together in a saucepan. Add lemon slices and allow to simmer on both sides for 5 minutes. Remove from the saucepan, cut each slice in half and set aside. To make the dressing, place 60 ml oil, lemon juice, chilli, garlic and castor sugar in a food processor and liquidise to blend well. Heat remaining oil in a heavy-based frying pan until smoking. Add calamari rings and stir-fry for 30 seconds. Remove from heat. Divide rocket between 4 plates. Top with calamari and lemon slices. Drizzle with dressing, season with salt to taste and serve immediately. Serves 4.

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