- Prep Time: 60 minutes
- Cook Time: 2-2.5 minutes
MSC Certified Shortfin Calamari Rings with a Spicy Tomato Sauce
A spicy, 'Italian style' tomato sauce is a great addition to our crumbed shortfin calamari rings. Northern shortfin squid are one of only two squid species in the world that are currently certified as MSC so market your sustainability commitments and serve outstanding crumbed calamari!
Make the sauce to scale, serve and plate in five minutes. Ideal as an entrée or part of an event platter, this dish is bound to have patrons re-ordering time and time again.
MSC Certified, the natural sweet taste of the shortfin calamari is complimented by the savoury overtones of the seasoned crumb. Serve with plenty of our rich spicy tomato sauce and you have your next 'big mover' ready to go!
- Pacific West MSC Certified Lightly Crumbed Shortfin Calamari Rings
- 3 tbs olive oil
- 1 medium onion, finely chopped
- 6 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 3/4 tsp dried basil
- 3/4 tsp dried marjoram
- 3/4 tsp dried crushed red pepper
- 2 x 400ml cans Italian-style tomatoes
- 1 cup canned crushed tomatoes with added purée
- 1/2 cup dry red wine
For the spicy tomato sauce
Heat oil in heavy large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, oregano, basil, marjoram and crushed red pepper. Cover and cook until onion is translucent, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes. Add remaining ingredients; simmer gently, uncovered, until sauce thickens and measures 8 cups total, breaking up tomatoes with spoon and stirring occasionally, about 1 hour 15 minutes. Season sauce to taste with salt and pepper. Can be prepared 2 days ahead. Cool slightly. Cover and refrigerate.
For the MSC Certified Shortfin Calamari Rings
Deep fry 180C 2-2.5 minutes
Sourced off the east coast of north America between the Sea of Labrador and the Florida Straits, our lightly crumbed shortfin calamari rings have been MSC Certified. Northern shortfin squid are one of only two squid species in the world that are currently certified as MSC.
NB – The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) aims to recognise and reward efforts to protect oceans and safeguard seafood supplies for the future.
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