Chilled Calamari Salad with Lemon and Parsley Recipe

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Jesus Jacobs Modified: March 23, 2022
Chilled Calamari Salad with Lemon and Parsley Recipe

How To Make Chilled Calamari Salad with Lemon and Parsley

Enjoy the peppery taste of chilled calamari salad, with the tangy lemon taste that enhances the flavor of the tender squid meat.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes



  • ¼cupred onion,minced
  • ½cupcelery,chopped
  • ½cuproasted red peppers,chopped
  • ¼cupfresh parsley,minced, no stems
  • 1clovegarlic,sliced
  • lemons
  • tspred wine vinegar
  • Salt and fresh pepper,to taste
  • 1lbfresh squid,tube and tentacles cleaned


  1. Rinse squid and slice tubes into ½-inch rings.

  2. Leave the tentacles whole and set aside.

  3. Prepare a bowl of water with ice.

  4. In a medium bowl, combine onion, garlic, celery, red peppers, parsley, lemon juice, vinegar, salt, and fresh pepper.

  5. Bring a medium pot filled with water and a pinch of salt to a boil.

  6. Add calamari all at once, and cook for about 45 to 60 seconds, until tender yet cooked.

  7. Quickly drain when cooked and add to the ice bath for 4 to 5 minutes, until cool.

  8. Combine squid with the salad and toss well.

  9. Taste for salt; add seasoning and lemon juice if needed.

  10. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.


  • Calories: 125.50kcal
  • Fat: 1.75g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.44g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.15g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.66g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.80g
  • Fiber: 1.46g
  • Sugar: 1.92g
  • Protein: 18.48g
  • Cholesterol: 264.22mg
  • Sodium: 421.50mg
  • Calcium: 60.06mg
  • Potassium: 416.08mg
  • Iron: 1.33mg
  • Vitamin A: 55.07µg
  • Vitamin C: 52.07mg
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