Premium Loligo Squid
Black Label ®
Caught in the deep pure water of the South China Sea, this premium specie offers pure white flesh, sweet natural flavor, and very little shrinkage. They are the perfect match for all cooking applications due to their natural tenderness, forgiving cooking characteristics, and excellent price point. Fisherman’s Pride Black Label® is manually processed at our HACCP approved plants and supervised under the strictest of quality control guidelines to ensure you get consistent quality and value with every pound you purchase.
2 ½ lbs. calamari
1 small lemon
2 garlic cloves (crushed)
3 tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
1 large zucchini finely sliced
8 pcs. of asparaguscut in half (julienned)
¼ tsp. crushed red pepper
Salt & freshly ground pepper to tasteChopped Chive (garnish)
Slice squid bodies into 1/2-inch-thick rings; leave tentacles whole. Rinse carefully inside and out and pat dry. Set aside. Scrub lemon and cut crosswise into 1/8-inch-thick slices. Cut each slice into quarters and set aside. Heat 3 tablespoons oil in a large heavy skillet over high heat. Add the zucchini, asparagus, garlic, and 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper; sauté about 2 to 3 minutes. Add the calamari and sauté until opaque, 3-5 minutes. Add lemon pieces, salt and pepper to taste, sauté until the lemon is just heated through, 60 seconds longer. Transfer to a serving dish. Sprinkle with chopped chive and serve immediately.