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Calamari and chorizo baguette

Recipe from Just Cooking in association with Fresh Living


Just Cooking

BBC Lifestyle


• Glug olive oil
• 400g calamari tubes or rings
• Salt and milled pepper
• ½ link chorizo, sliced
• 1 packet (350g) small cherry tomatoes
• 1 tsp (5ml) ground cumin
• Pinch dried chilli flakes
• Juice of 1 small lemon
• Handful fresh basil or parsley
• Baguette and mayo, to serve

Preparation method

  1. Heat a glug of oil in a pan over a high heat.
  2. Fry seasoned calamari in batches, until just cooked (about a minute). Remove from pan.
  3. Add another glug of oil and fry chorizo.
  4. Add tomatoes, cumin and chilli flakes, and fry for about 4-5 minutes.
  5. Return calamari to pan. Season and add lemon juice. Cook for 1 minute.
  6. Pile onto fresh, crusty baguette with lettuce and a squeeze of mayo.