1h 15min / 4 px.

Ingredients to prepare Squiz Nizarda

  • 750 g of squid
  • 75 g of bacon
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 400 ml of white classic Yzaguirre vermouth
  • 1 dl of fried tomato
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 pinch of thyme
  • 1 sprig ofparsley
  • ½ teaspoon of paprika de la Vera
  • olive oil
  • pepper
  • salt

Step-by-step to prepare Squid Nizarda

  1. Clean the squid; remove the guts, feathers, eyes and beak. Cut the body into rings and chop the legs.
  2. Heat three tablespoons of oil in a casserole and fry the chopped onion over a very low heat for 8 minutes. Add the chopped garlic and diced bacon and cook for a further 4 minutes.
  3. Then add the squid, season with salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes, stir ring often.
  4. After this time, add the fried tomato, season with salt and pepper and season with the bay leaf, paprika and thyme.
  5. Add the white classic Yzaguirre vermouth , increase the heat and let it reduce for a few moments.
  6. Then cover the casserole and si mmer over a very low heat for 40 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle the squid with parsley and serve hot. A few minutes before the end of the cooking time, you can add some breadcrumbs, almonds, garlic and parsley.

Recipe taken from the book 'La Hora del Vermut: 150 recipes to savor' by Toni Monné (adapted), of which Bodegas Yzaguirre is a sponsor.

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