Char Grilled Baby Octopus

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by An_Net

Deliciously simply and very easy to prepare. I got this recipe from an Australian ABC TV show. Time does not allow for standing time (3hrs)

Top Review by amdb6517

This recipe is fantastic! I chose it because I liked the cooking process as I have made octopus twice before but it always came out like old boots! The octopus was very tender and I barbecued the final stage which gave it a lovely crispy texture. It really impressed my dinner guests and the four kids, aged 4-7, at the table were fighting over the last pieces! Will definitely make it a staple in my house.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring stock, wine and lemon juice to the boil, add the octopus and simmer gently until octopus is tender. Drain and cool.
  2. Mix all marinade ingredients together. Pour over cooked octopus and let stand for at least three hours or preferably overnight.
  3. Heat barbecue or char grill till very hot and quickly sear the octopus until crispy.
  4. Serving Suggestion: Serve with wedges of lemon.

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