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Chilli And Garlic Octopus

By on October 22, 2014 in Recipes, Seafood Recipes with 0 Comments

Chilli And Garlic OctopusWhen people think of Seafood, they don’t often think of Octopus as a choice. Its a very tasty seafood choice, Cook it with chilli and garlic, gives it a zesty flavour.  Octopus works well in salads as well.


1 kg baby octopus
2 teaspoon coriander seeds, crushed
1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce
2 cups (40g) trimmed watercress


1. Remove heads from octopus. Remove “beak” from center of tentacles

2. Heat small dry non -stick frying pan, add crushed coriander seeds; cook, stirring until fragrant. Remove from heat.

3. Combine octopus in large bowl with coriander seeds, oil, garlic, juice and sauce. Cover, refrigerate 3 hours or overnight.

4. Heat grill plate (or heavy-based frying pan or barbecue) until very hot. Drain octopus from marinade, cook octopus, in batches until tender.

5.  Toss Octopus with watercress

 Serves 4

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