Squids are those seafood that is most loved in our country. Of them prepare a lot of dishes. A distinctive feature of squids stewed in sour cream — the dish is quickly prepared.
And this circumstance promotes these seafood in our country. New recipes appear — chefs experiment and get real cooking masterpieces.
And the cost of squid meat is quite acceptable, which allows you to «create» even for people with average incomes.
Squids stewed in sour cream: the basics of cooking
If the squid in sour cream is cooked correctly, you get a dish that will melt in your mouth. In the process of cooking it is important that this seafood does not overdo it on the fire, otherwise the tender meat will become hard.
Squid meat and cream sauce is considered a harmonious combination. These components complement each other, which allows you to give the dish an unmatched taste.
For dishes prepared from squid, as an additional component (product) use tomatoes, onions, various greens, carrots, garlic, zucchini. The number and type of products to add depends on personal preferences.
When using vegetables, the main thing to remember is that if they are overcooked too much, they can kill the delicate taste that is obtained in combination of squid and sour meat.
Salt is added to a pot of boiling water and the carcasses of prepared seafood are alternately lowered. Each bird should be in boiling water for no more than 1 minute. After removing the carcass from boiling water, it is immediately immersed in cold water.
This procedure makes it easy to clean the seafood, which is then cut into rings.
Onions are required to cut into rings and fry in sunflower oil (vegetable).
After that add sour cream, a little more salt and pepper. Everything is mixed, fried on medium heat for 5-6 minutes with the lid open.
Then add sliced seafood to the onion, cover the pan with a lid and stew for a few minutes.
Serving to the table, sprinkle the dish with greens on top. Can be served as a hot or cold dish.
The following ingredients are required:
- 500 grams of squid;
- Vegetable oil (the amount is regulated during frying);
- 500 grams of fresh champignons;
- Salt is added to taste;
- 1 head of large onion;
- Ground pepper of various types;
- 300 grams of sour cream.
Squid carcasses clean. To do this, put them in a colander and dab with just boiling water. Immediately after this, seafood should be placed under cold water. This treatment will quickly remove the skin from the carcasses. After cleansing, seafood must be cut into rings.
Champignons must be cut at its discretion — in cubes or in small slices. Bulbs crushed with a knife.
In a frying pan with high fields, it is necessary to heat the vegetable oil, in which chopped onion is fried until golden brown.
Then add sliced champignons to it, mix everything, reduce the heat and fry for 10 minutes with constant stirring. After that add sour cream, salt, pepper and seafood. Everything is mixed again and stewed for 10 minutes (with the lid closed).
This dish is served hot. It can be combined with pasta and rice. When serving, be sure to add greens.
- 4 carcasses of fresh large-sized squid;
- Vegetable oil;
- 2 heads of large onions;
- A mixture of peppers;
- 3 spoons (table) sour cream.
Onions must be chopped with a knife. Squids carcasses are peeled and cut into rings.
In a multi-cooker unit in the “frying” mode, use sunflower oil (ordinary vegetable oil) and fry the onion (about 15 minutes). The lid does not need to be closed, and the bow should turn golden.
After frying the onion, add salt and pepper to it, stir and fry for another 1 minute. Then add sliced seafood rings, mix and continue to fry for another 2 minutes. After that, add sour cream, close the lid, simmer for a few minutes.
When the allotted time for cooking is out, turn off the slow cooker, and let the dish brew with the lid closed for 20 minutes.
Serve this dish with a side dish — mashed potatoes, pasta, rice. Be sure when serving serve to decorate the cooked seafood with greens.
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An interesting recipe for stewed squid with tomatoes and carrots, dressed with sour cream
For cooking you will need:
- 800 grams of squid;
- 2 carrots;
- 8 tomato;
- 4 onions;
- Vegetable oil;
- 2 tablespoons (teaspoons) of wheat flour;
- 1 cup sour cream.
Remove the stem from the tomatoes and squeeze the juice. Vegetable pulp should be finely chopped, mixed with juice and vegetable oil. All this is brought to a boil and boil for 5 minutes over low heat.
Peeled seafood must be cut into strips, add to the mass of tomatoes. They also add in advance finely chopped onions and grated carrots grated on a coarse grater — these ingredients must be pre-fried. Again, all boil for 5 minutes over low heat.
Flour is first prickly in a pan until light yellow color is formed. Then it is cooled, mixed with sour cream, making sure that no lumps are formed, and combined with those products that are already mixed. Add salt, spices and cook everything with constant stirring for 5 minutes.
Served hot, decorated with greens.
If the preparation is not sour cream, it can be replaced by yogurt, which is not composed of salt and sugar. Such a replacement will have no effect on the tenderness of the finished dish, but it will turn out to prepare a dish with a minimum calorie content.
Fans of spicy and spicy dishes can add garlic or chili pepper to ready-made squids.
Many recipes for cooking squid indicate that you need to take frozen mollusks. However, in the shops you can find already cleaned seafood, and even cut into rings. This opportunity saves time, but already prepared seafood is expensive.
In the absence of onions, it can be replaced with leek.
The fat content of sour cream used for cooking should be 15-20%.