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Grilled Calamari Salad

By Deen Brothers


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 20 min

Cook time: 5 min

Servings: 4 servings


  • 1 pound fresh calamari
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onions
  • 1/4 cup sliced mild banana peppers
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 large tomato
  • Juice of 1 lime


Preheat a grill.

Toss the calamari with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper and grill for 2 minutes per side. Allow to cool, and then slice into rings, cutting tentacles into bite-size pieces.

Combine the remaining olive oil, the lemon juice and honey in a large bowl; season with 1/2 teaspoon salt and some black pepper. Add the grilled calamari, onions, peppers, parsley and tomatoes. Toss together, squeeze the lime juice over the top and serve with lime wedges.