Calamari with Chilli Pepper and Saffron

Καλαμαράκια με καυτερή πιπεριά και χρυσόριζα (σαφρόν)

Ingredients for 4 servings

  • 12 degutted whole calamari (Wellgoods) cleaned
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons coconut milk
  • ½ red chilli pepper finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon saffron
  • 1 tablespoon lime lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method of Preparation

  • Combine all ingredients together and marinate the calamari overnight, in the refrigerator
  • On the next day, remove the calamari from the marinade and spear it through cooking sticks (like the ones used for souvlakia) or lemongrass shoots. Cook the calamari in the oven for 15 minutes at 180°C
  • While the calamari is cooking, place the marinade in a pan and heat well
  • Serve the calamari with fresh salad and drizzle the warm marinade on top

Tip: You can also combine other types of fish / shellfish (Wellgoods) with calamari to make grilled fish souvlakia.