Recipe courtesy of Cafe Fina
1 hr 30 min
20 min
1 hr
10 min
6 servings


  • 5 pounds calamari tubes and tentacles, cleaned
  • 3 large garlic cloves
  • 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper


Cut tubes of calamari into 1-inch rings and cut the tentacles in half. In a large pot bring water and 2 tablespoons of salt to a boil. Carefully place the calamari in the pot. Cook the calamari until tender, about 2 minutes. Be sure not to overcook.

Strain the calamari and place in a mixing bowl. Add all of the ingredients and mix well. Add salt and pepper, to taste. Serve the calamari cold.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

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