To avoid getting a rubbery texture, squid needs to be cooked either hot and fast or low and slow. Don't worry if you see the squid start to curl on the grill, but make sure to remove it from the heat as soon as it turns opaque.

Recipe by Coastal Living July 2010

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Credit: Tony Christie, Sean Laurenz

Recipe Summary

cook:
6 mins
marinate:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 16 mins
prep:
10 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Set aside 1/3 cup marinade.

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  • Slice squid in half lengthwise. Stir into marinade. Cover and marinate 30 minutes.

  • Stir prawns into marinade with squid; cover and marinate 30 more minutes.

  • Grill prawns over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) for 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Grill squid 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until opaque. Place on a serving platter and drizzle with reserved marinade.

Source

Reprinted with permission from LIFE'S A BEACH COTTAGE: SECOND HELPINGS, MODERN MUSEUM PUBLISHING, 2008; www.MODERNMUSEUM.CO.ZA

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