Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Calamares Rellemados

Remove heads, tentacles and ink bags of several medium-sized squids or calamares. Clean each
thoroughly and season the cavity with a little salt.

Stuff the cavities with the following:
  • 1/2 cup boiled shrimps, chopped fine
  • 1/2 cup chicken and pork meat, chopped fine
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1/2 cup soft crumbs soaked in milk
  • 1 or 2 eggs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Mix ingredients in the order given and stuff squids cavities well up to neck.
  • Replace heads and sew in place.
  • Place squids in a shallow pan, over with mixture of 2 cups water, 2 tablespoons shortening, chopped garlic, chopped onions and chopped tomatoes.
  • Salt to taste.
  • Simmer gently until calamares are cooked and liquuid reduced to alomost half.
  • Remove stuffed squids and serve with sauce strained over them.

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