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Italian Squid Recipe

Italian Squid Recipe

Classic simple Italian flavors, quick to prepare, quick to disappear off the plate. A recipe learnt at cooking school on Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Course Main
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Kyrstie Barcak - A Fresh Legacy


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red chilli - finely chopped (de-seeded if desired)
  • 4 cloves garlic - finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup white wine (dry)
  • 2 cleaned squid tubes - sliced into thin rings
  • 250 grams cherry tomatoes , or tinned tomatoes
  • dried oregano
  • salt and pepper
  • fresh parsley
  • rice to serve


  1. Add the oil, chilli and garlic to a wide based pan over a medium hot heat
  2. When fragrant, add the white wine and allow to evaporate by about half
  3. Add the squid and the tomatoes and mash them a little
  4. Add a pinch of dried oregano and salt and pepper
  5. Cook for about 10 minutes
  6. Sprinkle with fresh parsley and serve on a bed of rice, or with pasta or bruschetta