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Salad of Crisp Squid, Asparagus, and Tangerines

  • servings: 4
Photography: Charles Schiller

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crumbled
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 pounds squid, cleaned and cut into 1/4-inch-thick rings
  • 1 pound medium asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon red-wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed tangerine juice
  • 8 cups (8 ounces) mixed salad greens
  • 1 medium red onion, peeled and thinly sliced into rings
  • 2 tangerines, peel and pith removed and cut into whole segments

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Brush two large baking sheets with 1 1/2 teaspoons oil each. Set aside.

  2. Step 2

    In a medium bowl, combine breadcrumbs, oregano, thyme, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Rinse, and drain squid (do not dry); add to breadcrumb mixture, and toss to coat well. Arrange squid in a single layer on prepared baking sheets. Transfer to oven; cook until golden and crusted underneath, about 10 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes, and loosen with a metal spatula.

  3. Step 3

    While squid is cooking, place asparagus in boiling water until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Rinse with cold water to stop cooking, and drain well. Slice diagonally into 1/4-inch lengths.

  4. Step 4

    In a large bowl, whisk together vinegar, tangerine juice, and remaining tablespoon oil. Add greens, onion, asparagus, and tangerines; season with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Arrange on a platter, layered with squid.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, March 2002

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