Since the days of Ancient Greece, squid has been very popular. Mollusc meat has been considered an exquisite delicacy for several centuries. And, of course, during this time, skilled chefs had time to learn the secrets of cooking this dish. If you also have a question about how to prepare frozen squid carcasses, then this information will be relevant.

The filet is thawed in the open air or in chilled water (previously add a pinch of salt to it). After a few hours, you can start cooking. Must remove the skin from carcasses.

To ensure that the meat is not hard and "rubber", carefully beat the carcass from both sides. Also do not forget that the mollusks are exposed to heat treatment for no more than 5 minutes.

Stuffed calamari in the oven with rice and crab sticks: recipe No. 1

This is the most popular way of preparing stuffed squid. It is very light and simple.

Necessary ingredients:

  • squid – 5 pieces
  • boiled rice – 200 grams or 2 cups
  • crab sticks – 10 pieces
  • boiled carrots – 2 PCs
  • eggs – 2 PCs

Method of preparation

  1. The meat for this dish is not boiled. The softness of the fillet will give a bake in the oven.
  2. Boil some rice, eggs, carrots.
  3. Cut very finely the eggs and crab sticks. Carrots rubbed on a grater.
  4. Now all the ingredients mix with mayonnaise. To taste is added pepper, salt and herbs.
  5. Preheat the oven to 220 degrees and bake 20 minutes.

Stuffed calamari in the pan: the recipe No. 2

Cooking stuffed squid, this recipe will take you no more than an hour. And their piquancy and elegance will be remembered for a long time.

Necessary ingredients:

  • squid fillet – 8 PCs
  • tomatoes – 3 PCs
  • capers – 3 tbsp
  • lemon – 1 piece
  • cow milk – 4-5 tbsp
  • egg – 2 PCs
  • breadcrumbs – 200 g
  • butter – 100 g (you can substitute vegetable)
  • olive oil – 3 tbsp
  • flour – 2 tbsp

Method of preparation

To prepare this dish you will need to do the following:

  1. Fillet boil in salted water for 2 minutes.
  2. Allow to cool.
  3. Cut tomatoes in cubes, add capers, season with juice of one lemon and sprinkle 1 tsp.of peel.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Stuff the fillet. One carcass approximately 1 tbsp of stuffing.
  6. Prepare a batter of whipped eggs and milk. Season with salt, add the flour.
  7. Cut the fish into pieces with a width of 2 centimeters. Water them with olive oil.
  8. To this mixture, dip the fillets, sprinkling the top with breadcrumbs. Sauté 5 minutes, turning them over frequently.

The dish is served hot decorated with greenery.

What else can you stuff a squid? Many gourmets are advised to try to add fruit to the filling. We try this in the third recipe.

Stuffed squid with onion and Apple: recipe No. 3

At first glance, this combination may seem extravagant. But, having tried this dish, it is possible to note "tasty non-standard".

The necessary ingredients

  • fillet of squid - 3 pieces
  • Apple – 3 PCs
  • onions – 2 PCs
  • sugar - 3 tsp.
  • vegetable oil – 3 tbsp
  • mustard (definitely dry) – 3 tbsp
  • dry peppermint – 1 tea spoon

Method of preparation

  1. The meat is cleaned in the standard way.
  2. Beats the carcass on both sides to make the meat "tenderness".
  3. Cut it into pieces of square shape.
  4. Apple removed the core. Cut fruit cubes.
  5. The bulb is dipped in hot water for a few minutes. This is done to ensure that the vegetable has lost its inherent bitterness and astringency.
  6. Cut the onion into rings and fry it until Golden.
  7. Apples sprinkled with sugar and fried until they are covered with caramel. Onions do not remove, just move it to the edges of the pan.
  8. Meat, pre-cut squares, placed on top of apples.
  9. Salt, mint, mustard, pepper added to taste.
  10. All the ingredients are mixed, after the "tormented" dish on low heat for 5 minutes.