Escapade Calamari Penne Recipe

calamari penne

Getting squid out of the water and into the bucket

Escapade cops a spray of squid ink

Recipe: Escapade Lemon Calamari penne

Summary: An easy citrus seafood pasta


  • 1 packet penne pasta
  • 1 large squid, cleaned, scored and chopped into oblong pieces.
  • 4 cloves garlic rough chopped
  • juice of three lemons
  • zest of one of the three lemons chopped finely
  • half bunch parsley finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • liberal sprinkle Maldon salt
  • fresh cracked black pepper


  1. Boil Pasta in water to al dente
  2. While water boiling fry chopped garlic
  3. Add squid and quickly fry until white
  4. Add zest and lemon juice
  5. strain pasta and add to pan
  6. stir in parsley, season and serve

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 10 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

My rating 5 stars:  ★★★★★ 1 review(s)


About Andrew Dwyer

I am a cook, author of three published cookbooks, historian and expedition leader. I live in Jamieson, a town with a population of 200 in a valley where two rivers meet in the Australian High Country. I am married to Jane and we have three grown ups that were once children. They all return home regularly for short visits. Life is good. NB: This site uses Australian English, so if you are American you may struggle with the spelling.
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