https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/24523/barbecued-octopus-with-coriander-and-sweet-chilli

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Shed those winter kilos with a nutritious meal that's not stripped of flavour or taste.

Ingredients

  • 1kg cleaned baby octopus

  • ½ cup (125ml) sweet chilli sauce

  • 2 tbs lime juice

  • 1 tbs salt-reduced soy sauce

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 2 tsp grated fresh ginger

  • 1 ½ tbs finely chopped fresh coriander

  • 2 tbs finely chopped unsalted cashews

Method

  • 1.

    Place octopus in a large saucepan of boiling water and cook for 1–2 minutes or until almost cooked through. Drain, then refresh octopus under cold water.

  • 2.

    Place 1⁄3  cup (80ml) sweet chilli sauce, lime juice, soy sauce, garlic and ginger in a large bowl. Add octopus, turning to coat. Stand for 15 minutes. Combine remaining chilli sauce and 2 teaspoons water in a small bowl.

  • 3.

    Lightly spray a barbecue or chargrill pan with oil and heat over medium-high heat. Remove octopus from marinade and cook for 2–3 minutes or until tentacles are charred. Transfer to a serving platter and sprinkle with coriander and cashews. Drizzle over chilli sauce mix and serve with rice. 8 ProPoints values per serve.

  • Tips:

  • 1.

    Serve with 0 ProPoints value bok choy or other steamed Asian greens and steamed Jasmine rice. Add 4 ProPoints values per serve for ½ cup (85g) cooked rice.

Notes

Weight Watchers recipes and meal ideas are based on the award winning ProPoints system and have been developed by a team of accredited practising dieticians.

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