Marinated Octopus

Recipe can be found in my cookbook "When I get home"

5 prep.

10 minutes cooking

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 500 g octopus tentacles
  • 3 red chillies, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • ¼ bunch parsley, finely chopped
  • 100 ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 200 ml white wine
  • 50 ml chardonnay vinegar
  • ½ bunch watercress, picked

Method

  1. Rinse the octopus tentacles and then pat dry with some kitchen paper. Cut the tentacles into 2 inch pieces and place into a bowl with the chilli, garlic, parsley and olive oil.
  2. Season to taste, cover with plastic film and refrigerate for 1 hour to marinate.
  3. Once the octopus has been marinated, place in a heavy based saucepan and cook on a high heat for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the white wine and chardonnay vinegar and cover with a lid and simmer for 5 – 10 minutes or until the octopus is tender. Drain off the liquid.
  5. Pre heat a char grill until it is hot. Toss the octopus in a little olive oil and then place on the grill for 2 minutes or until the octopus is lightly charred.
  6. Serve immediately on a bed of watercress.
RECIPES

Marinated Octopus

Recipe can be found in my cookbook "When I get home"

5 prep.

10 minutes cooking

Serves 6

Ingredients
Method

Ingredients

  • 500 g octopus tentacles
  • 3 red chillies, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • ¼ bunch parsley, finely chopped
  • 100 ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 200 ml white wine
  • 50 ml chardonnay vinegar
  • ½ bunch watercress, picked

Method

  1. Rinse the octopus tentacles and then pat dry with some kitchen paper. Cut the tentacles into 2 inch pieces and place into a bowl with the chilli, garlic, parsley and olive oil.
  2. Season to taste, cover with plastic film and refrigerate for 1 hour to marinate.
  3. Once the octopus has been marinated, place in a heavy based saucepan and cook on a high heat for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the white wine and chardonnay vinegar and cover with a lid and simmer for 5 – 10 minutes or until the octopus is tender. Drain off the liquid.
  5. Pre heat a char grill until it is hot. Toss the octopus in a little olive oil and then place on the grill for 2 minutes or until the octopus is lightly charred.
  6. Serve immediately on a bed of watercress.
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