Squid with Prawn and Crab

Squid tubes stuffed with cooked prawns, crab, coriander, garlic, ginger and chillies and then seared on a hot grill for a fantastic low fat dish.I first posted  a recipe of stuffed squid  just over a year ago when I could normally only buy tiny tubes or huge lumps of giant encornets,  or squid, which would scare most epicureans! So, you wouldn't be surprised to see me dancing in the aisles when I found frozen squid tubes about 20cm long. I had to revamp my recipe, not least my dodgy pictures,  so here is the new, easy, low-fat version. Squid tubes stuffed with cooked prawns, crab, coriander, garlic, ginger and chillies and then seared on a hot grill for a fantastic low fat dish. For this dish you need ginger, garlic, shallots, chillies and coriander which needs to be chopped. Squid tubes stuffed with cooked prawns, crab, coriander, garlic, ginger and chillies and then seared on a hot grill for a fantastic low fat dish. Fry the shallot and ginger until softened and then add the garlic and chillies. Squid tubes stuffed with cooked prawns, crab, coriander, garlic, ginger and chillies and then seared on a hot grill for a fantastic low fat dish. In a large bowl combine the drained tinned crab, chopped cooked prawns (frozen and defrosted), lime zest and juice, shrimp paste and the softened vegetables. Squid tubes stuffed with cooked prawns, crab, coriander, garlic, ginger and chillies and then seared on a hot grill for a fantastic low fat dish. Carefully fill the squid tubes with the mixture but don't pack it too tight. Leave a good space at the the end so that you can secure with cocktail sticks. Squid tubes stuffed with cooked prawns, crab, coriander, garlic, ginger and chillies and then seared on a hot grill for a fantastic low fat dish. Heat a griddle pan or barbecue and brush with oil. Cook over a medium to high heat for a minute or two only until cooked through and opaque. Squid with Prawn and Crab (8) Sprinkle over a few extra chillies and coriander and serve with extra lime. I hope you like this recipe as much as we do!  Please tell me what you think.
Squid with Prawn and Crab
Serves 4
Squid tubes stuffed with cooked prawns, crab, coriander, garlic, ginger and chillies and then seared on a hot grill for a fantastic low fat dish.
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
25 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
25 min
Ingredients
  1. 4 squid tubes about 20cm long, dried with kitchen towel
For the stuffing
  1. 200g cooked prawns, rough chopped
  2. Tin of crab, drained weight 120g
  3. 1 tsp shrimp paste
  4. 2 shallots, finely chopped
  5. 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  6. 3 cm piece of ginger, finely chopped
  7. 2 long red chillies, chopped
  8. 1 lime, zested and juiced
  9. oil for frying
  10. Extra lime, coriander and chillies for garnish
Instructions
  1. Fry the shallot and ginger until soft.
  2. Add the garlic and chillies and cook for another minute.
  3. Combine the vegetables with the rest of the stuffing ingredients in a large bowl.
  4. Use a teaspoon to fill the tubes with a gap at the end. Secure with a cocktail stick.
  5. Heat a griddle and brush with oil before adding the squid for a couple of minutes until just cooked.
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3 Comments Add yours

  1. ChgoJohn says:

    This is a seafood feast wrapped in calamari YUM! I’m fortunate in that I can find squid of just about any size, although the larger sizes are frozen. Even so, I think I may buy some. This dish of yours is one I must try. Thanks for sharing.

    1. amandrawren70@gmail.com says:

      Thanks John! I know you like squid. Hope you like it.

    2. amandrawren70@gmail.com says:

      I know you like crab and squid so I hope you like it! Thanks John.

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