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Pan Grilled Cuttlefish

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Author Albert Bevia @ Spain on a Fork


  • 1 Whole Cuttlefish Cleaned
  • 3 Tbsp Extra Virgin Spanish Olive Oil
  • 1 Clove Garlic Minced
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • Fresh Parsley
  • Sea Salt


  1. Using a mortar & pestle add 1 clove of minced garlic and pound into a paste
  2. Add a generous pinch of fresh parsley and some sea salt to the garlic and pound it all together
  3. Once well mixed, add 2 tablespoons of extra virgin Spanish olive oil and mix it with the garlic and parsley
  4. Cut the cuttlefish into 1/4 inch squares
  5. Grab a frying pan, heat with a medium-high heat and add 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
  6. Once the oil gets hot, add the cuttlefish to the pan and stir
  7. After about 2 minutes, add the garlic and parsley sauce to the pan and mix together with the cuttlefish
  8. After cooking the cuttlefish for about 4 minutes, turn your fire off and transfer the cuttlefish to a plate
  9. Lightly sprinkle with some sea salt
  10. Squeeze some fresh lemon on top
  11. Garnish with some freshly chopped parsley
  12. Enjoy!

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