Mediterranean style grilled cuttlefish-sepia a la plancha con ajo y perejil

Mediterranean style grilled cuttlefish

Mediterranean style grilled cuttlefish, easy and quick dinner idea.

Just a few ingredients and 10 minutes are all you need to make a delicious dinner. Use cuttlefish or calamari to grill them Mediterranean style. Pan grilled or on a nice bbq, both options are great.

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Mediterranean style grilled cuttlefish

The key to getting that golden skin is to use a good quality non-stick pan. If you follow me on social media you know that my absolute favourite pans are from BRA. (No they do not pay me to say that, they should 馃檪 ) The quality of these pans is amazing and definitely they make a huge difference in delicate food such as fish or seafood.

What can I make as a side dish for the grilled cuttlefish?

Let me inspire you with some delicious combinations:

You can enjoy them as an appetizer, starter, or as a main dish adding some boiled rice and grilled vegetables.

Let’s start.

Mediterranean style grilled cuttlefish

Recipe by Enara ParraCourse: BBQ, Fish


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  • 2 medium-size clean cuttlefish

  • 2 garlic cloves sliced

  • 4 tablespoon white wine

  • 2 tablespoon chopped parsley

  • 3 tablespoon olive oil

  • Salt and pepper

  • Lemon wedges


  • Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil on a large grill pan over medium-high heat.
  • Pat dry cuttlefish with paper towels.
  • Place them on the grill pan and cook until browned on both sides, about 3-4 minutes on each side.
  • Transfer to a platter and season with salt and pepper.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the pan and reduce the heat slightly. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add parsley and white wine.
  • Cook for 2 minutes and pour over the cuttlefish. Garnish with more parsley and serve with lemon wedges.
  • BBQ or outdoor grilling:
  • Pat dry cuttlefish and brush with olive oil.
  • Chop garlic and parsley. Transfer to a bowl. Stir in olive oil and white wine.
  • Grill cuttlefish for 2-3 minutes on each side. Use this mixture to brush the squid while cooking, a couple of times on each side.
  • Serve with lemon wedges.

I have this set of 3 pans from BRA and couldn’t be happier:

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Cast Aluminum Non-stick pans (set of 3)

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