Himalayan Sea Salt & Indian Black Pepper Calamari w/ Cucumber Salad

Himalayan Sea Salt & Indian Black Pepper Calamari w/ Cucumber Salad

This is an excellent dish to serve for a summer get-together! The combination of fried Calamari & Salad are just the thing for a hot summer afternoon or evening.

Serves 4

Squid

  • 1lb 2oz. squid, cleaned hoods only
  • 1/2 tsp. cracked Indian Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp. Himalayan Sea Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning
  • 1 tbsp. sesame seed oil

Salad

  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 9oz. cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/3 cup roasted almonds, chopped coarsely
  • 1 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. sesame seed oil

Directions:

  1. Cut squid hoods along one side and open out. Using a small sharp knife, score inside of hoods in a diagonal pattern, without cutting all the way through, this way the squid will curl while cooking. Cut each squid hood into eight pieces.
  2. Sprinkle squid with combined pepper, salt and lemon pepper seasoning.
  3. Heat oil in wok or large frying pan, stir-fry squid in batches until curled and just cooked through. Serve squid with cucumber salad.
  4. Cucumber Salad: Combine cucumber, onion, tomato & nuts in medium bowl. Add combined vinegar and oil, toss to combine.

Himalayan Sea Salt & Indian Black Pepper Calamari w/ Cucumber Salad

Wilted Lettuce Salad w/ Himalayan Sea Salt

Wilted Lettuce Salad w/ Himalayan Sea Salt

This is a fresh, traditional southern farm salad which complements grilled meats perfectly! The salad get’s it’s unique flavor from the “wilting” process achieved with a hot Olive Oil mixuture and Himalayan Course Grain Salt.

Ingredients: 

  • 2 Heads of Romain Lettuce, chopped into 2″ sections
  • 2 Large Tomatoes, chopped into 1″ chunks
  • 1 Large Cucumber, chopped into 1/2″ chunks
  • 1 Large Sweet Onion, chopped into 1/2 strips
  • 1 package Turkey Bacon or Baco-n Pieces by McCormick
  • 1 Cup Olive Oil
  • Course Grain Himalayan Sea Salt

Directions:

1.     Toss Lettuce, Tomatoes and Cucumber together in a large salad bowl.
2.     Fry the onion in the Olive Oil until the onions are cooked then add
crumbled cooked Turkey Bacon or Baco-n Pieces, finish frying onions until mixure is hot.
3.     Pour hot Olive Oil mixture over salad and toss again.
4.     Sprinkle to taste w/Himalayan Course Grain Salt
5.     Serve warm and enjoy!

Wilted Lettuce Salad w/ Himalayan Sea Salt

Himalayan Sea Salted Fresh Fruit Salad

Himalayan Sea Salted Fresh Fruit Salad

A sweet & salty fruit salad that’s perfect for any summer occasion, this easy to prepare dish adds a cool, fruity burst of flavor to finish off any summer meal with gourmet flare!  

Serves 12

Ingredients: 

  • 1 Seedless Watermelon, cut into 1″ chunks
  • 1 Pineapple, cut into 1″ chunks
  • 1 Honeydew melon, cut into 1″ chunks
  • 1 Canelope, cut into 1″ chunks
  • 2lbs Fresh Cherries, pitted & cut into halves
  • Fine Grain Himalayan Sea Salt to taste

Directions:

1.     Mix fruit together in a large serving bowl & sprinkle with Himalayan Sea Salt to taste.

2.     Chill in freezer for about 20 min., stir well once at 10 min.

3.     Serve chilled.

Note: You can also stick toothpicks in the chunks of fruit & serve as appetizers!

Himalayan Sea Salted Fresh Fruit Salad