Squid Bisque with Chorizo

 Dish Name: Squid Bisque with Chorizo

Portions: 4

Preparation Time: twenty minutes

Cooking Time: Thirty minutes

List of ingredients:

30g butter

60g shallot, carrot, leek  (julienne)

1 squid 1 (cut into 2cm sections and scored)

1 bay leaf

1 thyme sprig

1 parsley stalks

1 tbsp tomato puree

2 tsp brandy

1 tsp wine 1tsp.

2 lts fish stock 2

1 lt fish velouté

Salt and Pepper

50g sea asparagus

50g chorizo

Method of preparation:

  • Wash, peel, rewash and julienne carrot, finely slice leek and shallot.
  • Lightly fry 40g of the above to a light golden colour and add in thyme and parsley stalks
  • Add in brandy and wine and flambé, add in tomato puree and mix in well
  • Add stock and velouté, bring to the boil, skim, season and simmer
  • Prepare and score squid and cut the sections into 2cm dice. Fry in hot pan until cooked
  • Lightly fry 20g portions of leek, carrot and shallot in a hot pan until crisp for garnish. Remove and set aside, using the same pan, fry the remaining chorizo
  • Test soup for seasoning, taste and consistency. Remove thyme and parsley stalks
  • Pour soup neatly into four suitable bowls
  • Neatly place cooked squid in the centre of the bowls, surrounding it with the remaining soup. The fried vegetables for garnish should be placed neatly around the squid, the chorizo is then added over the soup and garnish with sea asparagus.


Name of the Restaurant: The Square Table

Address:   Cork Institute of Technology Bishopstown Campus

Contact Name: Setanta Walsh

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