Parmesan-crusted Calamari Kebabs

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Coastal Living


1 pound cleaned calamari tubes (about 15 )
30 (6-inch) wooden skewers
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup panko*
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 large egg white, lightly beaten


Slice tubes in half lengthwise. Thread onto skewers. Combine cheese and next 4 ingredients in a shallow dish. Brush egg white lightly over squid. Dredge squid into breadcrumb mixture.

Place skewers on a lightly greased rack in a broiler pan. Broil calamari 5 1/2 inches from heat 2 to 4 minutes or until golden. Serve warm with Roasted Red Bell Pepper and Basil Sauce.

*Panko, or Japanese breadcrumbs, is available in Asian or gourmet grocery stores.

May 2003
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