Baby Squid


These small squids (with heads on) have been cleaned and are ready to cook….

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These small baby squid (with heads on) have been cleaned and are ready to cook. Packed on a tray with an est. of 16-20 pc of squid, they can be prepared using various methods such as fried, stir-fried, grilled etc.

Also known as calamari, they are small cephalopods that are tender and flavorful. They are often used in a variety of dishes in many cuisines around the world. Here are some ways you can prepare and enjoy baby squid:

  1. Calamari Rings: The most common way to prepare baby squid is to clean and cut them into rings. You can coat the rings in a light batter and deep-fry them until they are golden brown. Serve them with a side of marinara sauce or aioli for dipping.
  2. Grilled Calamari: Marinate in olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, and herbs, then grill them for a smoky flavor. Grilled calamari can be served as a standalone dish or added to salads.
  3. Stuffed Calamari: Fill with a flavorful stuffing, such as a mixture of breadcrumbs, herbs, garlic, and Parmesan cheese. Bake or grill the stuffed calamari until they are cooked through.
  4. Calamari Salad: Slice into thin rings and toss them into a salad with fresh vegetables, herbs, and a light vinaigrette. This creates a refreshing and nutritious salad with a seafood twist.
  5. Stir-Fried Calamari: Quickly stir-fry with vegetables, garlic, and soy sauce for a simple and delicious Asian-inspired dish. Serve it over rice or noodles.
  6. Calamari Pasta: Add sautéed baby squid to pasta dishes. They pair well with garlic, cherry tomatoes, and a white wine or tomato-based sauce.
  7. Calamari Tacos or Wraps: Stuff baby squid into tacos or wraps with your favorite toppings, such as lettuce, salsa, and a drizzle of lime crema.
  8. Calamari Fritto Misto: Prepare a mix of fried seafood by combining baby squid with shrimp, fish, and other seafood. Serve it with a variety of dipping sauces for a delightful seafood platter.

Cleaning them involves removing the internal organs and cartilage, leaving only the tubes and tentacles for cooking. Baby squid cook quickly, so be cautious not to overcook them to maintain their tenderness.

Product Type: Frozen
Country of Origin: Vietnam
Category: Seafood, Squid

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