Braised Calamari


1kg calamari cut in rings

1 big onion

2 cloves garlic

50ml white wine

1/2 lemon juice

1 handful chopped cilantro (optional)

1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper

Salt to taste


  • Slice the onion into half wedges and fry until soft and transparent
  • Add crushed garlic and calamari and continue frying
  • When calamari rings are ready (they will change color becoming whiter), pure white wine and wait till it will evaporate
  • At the end sprinkle calamaris with lemon juice, salt and red pepper
  • If you are adding cilantro, add at the end