Grilled squid with cumin

Grilled squid with cumin
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Hands on time 6 mins, plus 2 hours marinating

This deceptively simple grilled squid recipe uses a fantastic cumin marinade for a Middle Eastern twist that makes for a quick and easy midweek meal.

Ingredients

  • 4 medium-sized squid weighing about 150g each, or 8 smaller ones, cleaned
  • A little olive oil, for grilling and drizzling

For the spice mix

  • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1/2tsp paprika
  • 2tsp ground cumin
  • 2tsp sea salt

Method

  1. Mix all of the ingredients together for the spice mix, then coat the squid in the marinade and chill for at least 2 hours.
  2. Preheat a barbecue or ridged griddle pan. Lightly oil the grill and cook the squid for 2-3 minutes on each side. Drizzle with olive oil and serve with a crisp green salad and lemon wedges.

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