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Baby Squid with Caramelized Onions Spanish Recipe – Category: Spanish

Baby Squid With Caramelized Onions Spanish Recipe


  • ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon spanish extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 medium spanish onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 8 small whole squid, cleaned, bodies and tentacles separated
  • sea salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley


  1. Heat ¼ cup of the olive oil in a medium saute pan over low heat
  2. Add three-quarters of the garlic and cook until golden, about 1 minute
  3. Add the onion, pepper, and bay leaf, increase the heat to medium-low, and cook, stirring often, until the onion is golden brown, about 20 minutes
  4. You want the onion to caramelize
  5. If it gets too dark, add ½ tablespoon water to keep it from burning while it cooks
  6. Add the wine and continue cooking until the alcohol evaporates, about 5 minutes
  7. Chop 4 of the squid tentacles, add them to the onion and cook for 2 more minutes
  8. Set the mixture aside to cool
  9. When cool enough to handle, stuff each of the squid tubes with 1 tablespoon of the mixture
  10. Set the remaining mixture aside and keep warm
  11. Season the stuffed tubes and remaining tentacles with salt
  12. Heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a large saute pan over medium-high heat
  13. Add the stuffed tubes and tentacles and brown, about 2 minutes on each side
  14. Stir in the remaining garlic and the parsley and remove the pan from the heat
  15. Divide the remaining onion mixture among 4 plates
  16. Top each with 2 stuffed tubes and 1 tentacle and drizzle with any liquid from the saute pan

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