May 14: Lunchbreak - Grilled Calamari Steak with Tomato Gremolata
Seafood on the Grill
A demo with Fortune Fish at Standard Market
Saturday, May 19
noon - 4:00 p.m.
Standard Market
333 E. Ogden Avenue
Westmont
www.standardmarket.com
www.standardgrill.com
www.bakersfieldrestaurant.com


Grilled Calamari Steak with Tomato Gremolata

Ingredients:
4 calamari steaks
1 cup sauvignon blanc
1 lemon
1 cup golden raisins
1/2 lb currant tomatoes
2 ounces fresh mint, roughly torn
2 tsp balasamic vinegar
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbs sea salt
1 Tbs cracked black pepper
2 tsp toasted marcona almonds
2 tsp lemon zest

Directions:
In a small saute pan, bring sauvignon blanc, juice of one lemon and zest of one lemon to a simmer. Remove from heat and add golden raisins. Let raisins rest until plump,about 10-15 minutes. Drain liquid and reserve plumped raisins.
In a mixing bowl, add plumped raisins, tomatoes, mint, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt and cracked pepper. Allow to rest while grilling calamari steak.
Generously oil grill grates. Season calamari with salt and pepper. Place on hot grill and grill on both sides until cooked throughout.
Place grilled calamari steak on platter and top with tomato gremolata.
To garnish, top with toasted marcona almonds and fresh lemon zest.