Baby Cuttlefish

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a Main Course
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Secret of Spice: Recipes and ideas to help you live longer, look younger and feel your very best

By Tonia Buxton

Published 2019

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You can find baby cuttlefish in Chinese, Thai or Vietnamese supermarkets, but if you are struggling to find them, replace with baby octopus.


  • 100 ml soy sauce
  • a dash of oyster sauce
  • 50 ml


Put all the ingredients, except the cuttlefish, into a large bowl. Taste the marinade and adjust if it needs more honey or chillies. Add the cuttlefish to the marinade, cover, and leave in the fridge for at least 2 hours, or overnight if possible.

Barbecue for 2-3 minutes on each side, being careful not to overcook, and serve immediately. You could also cook the fish on a griddle pan or