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Stuffed calamari with sauce

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Stuffed calamari with sauce


For spicy sweet and sour sauce

  • In a bowl, add the honey, mustard, lime juice and lime zest.
  • Whisk until all of the ingredients are completely incorporated.
  • Start to add the sunflower oil in a slow steady stream, while continuously whisking.
  • If it becomes too thick, dilute with some water.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Thinly slice the chili and finely chop the fresh coriander leaves. Add them to the bowl and mix.
  • Set aside until needed.

For stuffed calamari

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Remove the tentacles and innards from the calamari. Cut off the wings. Finely chop the tentacles and wings. Finely chop the innards and set aside until needed.
  • In a pan, sauté the tentacles and wings.
  • Add the ouzo. Let it evaporate and discard the juices in the pan.
  • Add the chopped onion and the minced garlic.
  • Sauté for 2 minutes. Add the rice and sauté for 1 minute, until it soaks up all of the juices from the onion and the aromas from the calamari and ouzo.
  • Gradually add the hot vegetable stock.
  • Simmer for about 20 minutes, until the rice soaks up all of the stock.
  • 5 minutes before it is ready, add the chopped innards from the calamari and cook.
  • When the mixture has thickened, remove from heat. Add 1 tablespoon of butter, coriander, lemon zest and lemon juice. Stir and season to taste.
  • Fill the calamari with the rice filling.
  • Seal the opening with a toothpick.
  • Place a pan over medium to high heat. Let it get very hot and add some olive oil.
  • Add the stuffed calamari and brown on all sides for about 2 minutes.
  • Transfer to a baking pan. Slice them open on the top side. Add a cube of butter, some finely chopped thyme to each. Season them with salt and pepper.
  • Bake for 5 minutes.
  • Drizzle with some of the spicy sweet and sour sauce and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
38 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
64 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
39 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
19 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
8 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
72 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
6 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
16 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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