Insalata Di Frutti Di Mare – Seafood Salad

Insalata di mare – Enrico CC BY-SA 4.0


1/2 lb. each of squid, cuttlefish, octopus, scallops, lobster, fish fillets
8 oz. mussels
1/2 glass dry white wine
6 tbs. olive oil
2 oz. parsley, chopped
3 clove garlic
2 lemons squeezed

How to make the Seafood Salad – Insalata di Mare:

Clean, poach and dice all the fish. Steam the mussels in 2 tbs. Olive oil, one clove of garlic, and the white wine till they open up. Shell and mix with the rest of the fish and refrigerate. Prepare a battuto with parsley and garlic and set aside. Prepare the dressing with four tbs. Olive oil and the juice of the lemon, add salt and pepper to taste, and set aside. Mix the sauce with the fish and toss well, top with a generous sprinkling of the battuto and serve.

Serves 4-6

Enrico Massetti was born in Milan, Italy.
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