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This recipe for drunken squid makes it possible to have your wine and drink it too, while you cook that is. Sauteed garlic, onion, and squid are added to a red wine tomato sauce and simmered with spices for 45 minutes. The end result is a flavorful seafood dish that will have you raising your wine glass to toast your good fortune. Serve with steamed rice for a wonderful seafood meal.


  • vegetable oil (drizzle)
  • 1 onion (finely diced)
  • 1.5 kilograms squid (cleaned)
  • 3 garlic cloves (diced)
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 250 milliliters red wine
  • 800 grams tomatoes (can of whole)
  • salt
  • ground black pepper (freshly)
  • 3 stalks fresh thyme (tied together)
  • steamed rice (as an accompaniment)
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    1. In a Dutch oven, heat up a drizzle of oil and pour in the diced onion. Saute a few minutes on low heat until softened.
    2. Add in the squid and raise the heat until the squid start to release their juices.
    3. Incorporate the garlic and lower the heat again. Stir together and simmer until most of the liquid has evaporated out.
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    Klelia Rantou 4 years ago
    Very good recipe the sauce came to be thick and delicious, I cooked it in a saucepan instead and served it with basmati rice.
    Fritz W. 5 years ago
    i love this recepe. i just don't serve it with steamed rice. only bread and a salad, or serve it like a tapas.