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Baked Squid With Garlic-Anchovy Pasta

Cuisine: Italian
Type: Fish
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 1/2 lbs 681g / 24ozSmall squid - cleaned, bodies - sliced into 1/4-inch rings - tentacles halved if large
1 cup 146g / 5.1ozPlain dried bread crumbs- (about 4 ounces)
1 teaspoon 5mlOregano - crumbled
1 teaspoon 5mlFreshly ground pepper
1/2 cup 118mlOlive oil
2 tablespoons 30mlOlive oil
1   Garlic clove - minced
1 teaspoon 5mlAnchovy paste
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozDried capellini - (or other thin pasta
1 tablespoon 15mlUnsalted butter
  Lemon wedges - for serving

Recipe Instructions

: Preheat the oven to 450F. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. In a large bowl, toss the squid with the breadcrumbs, oregano, pepper, and one teaspoon salt. Spread the squid in a large baking dish in a single layer and sprinkle with any leftover crumbs. Drizzle 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons of the olive oil on top.

Bake for 10 minutes, or until the squid is golden brown and crunchy. : Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, whisk the garlic and the anchovy paste into the remaining 1/4 cup oil and bring to a simmer over low heat. Cook, whisking, until fragrant but not browned, about 3 minutes.

Add salt to the boiling water. Add the capellini and cook, stirring occasionally, until al dente, about 3 minutes. Drain the pasta and return it to the saucepan. Add the anchovy sauce and the butter and toss to coat. : Make a bed of capellini on a platter or plates. Mound the baked squid on the pasta and serve with lemon wedges.

Anita A. Matejka


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