LULAS RECIADAS A AURORA – PORTUGUESE STUFFED SQUID
Lulas Reciadas are a classic recipe that you’ll love. This recipe is my TASTE PORTUGAL MORE EASY PORTUGUESE RECIPES.
I learned this recipe from my Mother in Law who passed many years ago. I’ve improvised it a bit. It’s my husband’s favorite which I make for him often.
2 to 2 lbs cleaned whole squid (cut tentacles into small pieces)
1 medium chouriço sausage (cut into small pieces)
2 to 3 slices of presunto (prosciutto cut into small pieces)
1/4 cup olive oil
1 large onion (chopped)
1 small red pepper diced (optional)
1 bay leaf
4 garlic cloves (minced)
1 to 2 cups very ripe tomatoes (chopped)
1/2 cup white wine
1 teaspoon salt
fresh parsley (chopped)
Saute onion, garlic and pepper in olive oil until golden. Add the chopped tentacles, chouriço, and presunto. Cook for a few minutes and add tomatoes, wine and parsley. Cover and cook for about 10 to 15 minutes until the sauce thickens. Let cool slightly.
Fill each whole squid with the mixture and seal with a toothpick. Place into pan with the remaining sauce and cook on medium for about 20 minutes until tender. Place on serving dish and top with more parsley, and squeeze of lemon juice
Serve over boiled potatoes, fries or rice.
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