Cuttlefish “à lagareiro” (cuttlefish with potatoes drizzled with olive oil)

Cuttlefish "à lagareiro" on a baking dish

Do you like cuttlefish and want to prepare a tasty meal, with excellent presentation and easy to prepare? Cook the cuttlefish ‘à lagareiro’, it's a Portuguese recipe with the tradicional garlic and olive oil aroma.

Category: Fish, Recipes, Typical Portuguese dishes
Servings:: 4
Prep Time:10 m
Cook Time:1:20 h
Total Time:1:30 h
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  • 1 kg (2 1/4 pounds) cuttlefish
  • 7 cloves of garlic
  • 200 ml (about 1 cup) olive oil
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 1.2 kg (2 2/3 pounds) small potatoes
  • Parsley (to taste)
  • 5 bay leaves
  • Salt (to taste)


  1. Clean, wash the cuttlefish and cut them into pieces.
  2. Wash the unpeeled potatoes and cook them about 20 minutes in a saucepan with water seasoned with salt. When the potatoes are cooked, drain them and set aside.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).
  4. In a bowl, put the olive oil, the chopped garlic, bay leaf, a little salt and pepper. Mix with a fork.
  5. Put the potatoes and the cuttlefish on a baking dish. Drizzle with the olive oil mixturePotatoes and cuttlefish on a baking dish drizzled with olive oil and bake until golden brown, about 50 minutes. Occasionally drizzle with the sauce.
  6. Turn off the oven, sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve.
Cuttlefish “à lagareiro” (cuttlefish with potatoes drizzled with olive oil)
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
Calories 741
Total Fat 48 g(74%)
Saturated Fat 7 g(34%)
Cholesterol 0 mg(0%)
Sodium 963 mg(40%)
Total Carbohydrate 76.5 g(25%)
Protein 7 g

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