Amuse Bouche. Its legs alone were still writhing...

She placed the heavy looking plate on the table.
“You can use the soy sauce on the table there.”
The whole plate was heaped high with colourful seaweed, on top of which was an entire squid. Its body was translucent, clear through to the seaweed below. Its silvery metallic-looking eyes were unfocussed and stared into space. Its legs alone were still writhing, as if they could escape the plate.
“The legs and whatever else you leave we’ll make into tempura or deep-fry for you,” the waitress explained.
From Villain by Shuichi Yoshida.