Cuttlefish “à algarvia”

Cuttlefish "à algarvia" on a platter

Grilled are essential for a balanced and healthy meal. Try this tradicional cuttlefish recipe to provide a healthy lunch to your family.

Cuttlefish "à algarvia" on a platter

Category: Fish, Recipes, Typical Portuguese dishes
Servings:: 4
Prep Time:10 m
Cook Time:30 m
Total Time:1:10 h
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 1 kg (2 1/4 pounds) cuttlefish
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) olive oil
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 4 bay leaves
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Coriander (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)


  1. Clean and wash well the cuttlefish. Season with pepper, bay leaf and salt. Let marinate about 30 minutes.
  2. Grill the cuttlefish until they start to turn slightly golden, about 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, heat over medium-low heat about 3 to 4 minutes the olive oil and the unpeeled crushed garlic.
  4. Drizzle the cuttlefish with the olive oil, sprinkle with chopped coriander and serve with boiled potato.
Cuttlefish “à algarvia”
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
Calories 407
Total Fat 25.5 g(39%)
Saturated Fat 3.5 g(18%)
Cholesterol 280 mg(93%)
Sodium 970 mg(40%)
Total Carbohydrate 3.5 g(1%)
Protein 41 g

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