Feb 08

Braised Calamari with Lemon Pesto

By MD for Seniors

The executive chef of The Jefferson in Arlington, VA, wanted to spice up the traditional calamari recipe, and decided to experiment with new styles. Landing on this Mediterranean sauté, the dish truly comes alive with a squeeze of lemon. Because the team members at The Jefferson enjoyed the recipe so much, it was featured (and very well received) at the next Italian buffet.Calamari requires careful attention in the kitchen. Lightly coat the calamari in flour so that it crisps and turns golden as quickly as possible. To see if the oil and butter are hot enough in the pan, …read more

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