stuffed squid recipe

Stuffed squid with lemon butter

Stuffed Squid with lemon butter sauce is one of the easiest and popular dishes of Greek cuisine. It is a classic seafood dish with a twist.

Stuffed squid is usually made with rice and ground beef, but in this dish, the filling consists of cooked minced chicken and olives.

stir fried squid

Before going to the stuffed squid’s recipe, you have to wash and skin the squid, separating the head from the body.

Best way to serve lemon squid dishes

Squids are a type of seafood that has a long and slimy body. This seafood is usually served cooked in many different ways. It is also one of the most popular dishes in Mediterranean countries like Italy.

The best way to serve a squid dish is to cook it so that it will be tender without getting rubbery or tough.

Squid is a common kind of seafood and it is usually served in the form of sashimi, stuffed, or deep-fried with accompaniment, or lemon butter sauce.

the dish of squid

While preparing the squid, keep it in the freezer for about an hour. This will help to get rid of any bacteria that might be present on it. Then, clean the squid thoroughly with water.

If you are planning to serve the squid as sashimi, then you should slice thin pieces from it horizontally down its body and remove its head as well as its innards.

It’s better not to serve deep-fried squid at a formal dinner party because of health issues related to high cholesterol and calories.

Popular squids dishes

Suitable accompaniment with stuffed squids with lemon butter

The mushy peas are one of the most beautiful accompaniments with this stuffed squid with lemon butter sauce recipe. You can try with some starchy side dishes like herbs rice, mashed potatoes.

But I always prefer mushy peas and lemon butter sauce accompaniment with the stuffed squid recipe.

For this, you need only crushed the green peas and saute with garlic and olive oil.

Seasoning with salt and crushed pepper.

Stuffed squid with lemon butter

Stuffed squid with lemon butter

Stuffed with chicken mined

Recipe by Biraj Kumar
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Course: MainCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Medium


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  • 1 no Squid (washed&headed)

  • 1/4 cup Chicken mince

  • 1/4 cup Cheddar cheese

  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice

  • 1/2 tbsp Chopped garlic

  • 1/4 tbsp Lemon zest

  • 1/2 tbsp Unsalted butter

  • 2 tbsp Cooking cream

  • 2 tbsp Olive oil

  • 1 cup Blanched green peas

  • 1/4 cup Black olives

  • Salt, crushed pepper as required


  • Heat olive oil in a saucepan, add chopped garlic and stir it, then put chicken mince, and salt, and crushed pepper. Cook until it’s done. Then add cheese, and cooked again. Set aside to cool for 4-5 minutes.
  • Then the chicken cheese mixture is mixed with chopped olives and chopped parsley. Fill the mixture in squid and marinate with salt, pepper, garlic, and lemon juice.
  • For Mushy Green peas
    Heat butter in a pan, add crushed green peas add salt, pepper, and little butter. Check the seasoning.
  • Blanched the zucchini and asparagus.
  • For Lemon Butter Sauce
    Heat butter in a heavy saucepan, add Chopped garlic, lemon zest, cooking cream, lemon juice, and crushed pepper. Stir it until it gives a liquid to the sauce.
  • Cook Stuffed squids on a preheated griller.
  • Then slice the grilled stuffed squid and place on top of the mushy peas with lemon butter sauce and blanched asparagus and zucchini.
  • Garnish fresh dill leaves and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

Serving Size2 servings

  • Amount Per ServingCalories462
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 30.8g 48%
    • Saturated Fat 9.8g 50%
  • Cholesterol 170mg 57%
  • Sodium 523mg 22%
  • Potassium 421mg 13%
  • Total Carbohydrate 17.1g 6%
    • Dietary Fiber 4.4g 18%
    • Sugars 5.5g
  • Protein 30g 60%

  • Calcium 13%
  • Iron 15%
  • Vitamin D 18%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Biraj Kumar

My food blog is all about cooking, food, and healthy living. You’ll find recipes for every meal of the day and tips for new recipes Ideas.

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