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Enzo's Chargrilled Octopus

Mediterranean Style BBQ Octopus

Ingredients

Method

  • 1.

    Have the octopus cleaned by your fishmonger as it is quite messy.

  • 2.

    Place the octopus in a large pot without any liquid and place a lid on the pot and turn the heat on quite low.

  • 3.

    Let it cook slowly and it will release all it's own natural juices and start to braise in its own liquid.

  • 4.

    Occasionally check and turn the octopus in the liquid and cook for approximately one hour, remove it from liquid and discard liquid.

  • 5.

    When it has cooled down enough to handle you may want to scrape some of the fat from the tentacles and cut the tentacles off and discard head.

  • 6.

    Marinate it in lemon juice, salt and olive oil and let it cool down completely and leave to marinate in the fridge for a few hours or even overnight.

  • 7.

    The following day heat the BBQ until hot and char grill the Octopus until charred nicely and serve with lemon juice and chopped parsley.

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Andrew Graham

Semillon, Pinot Gris and Dessert Wines are the best wines to pair with Enzo's Chargrilled Octopus.

 
 

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