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Steamed Squid and Shrimp Salad with Arugula

  • TOTAL TIME: 30 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 4 FIRST-COURSE SERVINGS
  • FAST
  • HEALTHY

If you don't have a steamer, improvise by setting a colander or strainer in a large pot over boiling water. The top should be sealed tightly to prevent steam from escaping. You can use foil if you don't have a lid.

  1. 1/2 pound medium shrimp, shelled and deveined
  2. 1/2 pound small squid, cleaned, bodies cut into 1/4-inch-thick rings and tentacles left whole (see Note)
  3. 3 cups packed arugula (2 ounces)
  4. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving
  5. Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  6. Lemon wedges, for serving
  1. Oil a large steamer basket and set it in a large saucepan over 1/2 inch of simmering water. Spread the shrimp in an even layer in the basket, then cover and steam over moderately high heat for 1 minute. Scatter the squid over the shrimp, cover and steam until the squid and shrimp are just done, about 2 minutes longer. Remove the steamer basket from the pan.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, toss the arugula with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil and season with sea salt and pepper. Mound the arugula on plates and top with the shrimp and squid. Serve the salad with lemon wedges, olive oil and sea salt.
Notes Buy the smallest squid you can find.

Suggested Pairing

A fresh, tangy Italian white with a crisp hint of citrus will point up the briny seafood here and blend with the slightly bitter arugula. Look for a blend of Inzolia, Catarratto and Grecanico or a blend of Catarratto and Chardonnay.

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