Grilled Octopus Salad w/Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette

Sherri Williams

By
@logansw

If you have never tried octopus, this recipe is the one to start with. It's so good and quite easy to make. Don't be afraid to step outside your comfort zone and take a walk on the wild side! Cooking with Love & Passion sw :)


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Serves:

3-4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 35 Min

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

2 lb
whole octopus, cleaned
1/2
onion
2
lime kaffir leaves
2
bay leaves
4
garlic cloves, smashed
2
jalapeño peppers, cut
1
lemon, cut in half
sea salt
1 1/2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin

LEMON GARLIC VINAIGRETTE

1/3 cup
olive oil, extra virgin
juice & zest of 1 lemon
1
garlic clove, grated
1 tsp
maple syrup
sea salt to taste

SALAD INGREDIENTS

1
jalapeño pepper, thinly sliced
1
roma tomato, chopped
1/2 small
red onion, thinly sliced
1 small
cucumber, chopped
2 Tbsp
parsley, chopped
1/2 tsp
red pepper flakes (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Fill a large stock pot with water" 2/3's of the way up pot", onion, lime kaffir leaves, bay leaves, garlic cloves, jalapeño peppers, lemon and sea salt . Bring to a boil. Lower octopus in pot tentacles first. Reduce heat and simmer for 90 minutes or until tender. Set aside and cool.
2
Heat grill to medium-high heat. Brush octopus with olive oil. Grill octopus 2-3 minutes on each side.
3
In a small bowl, whisk together vinaigrette ingredients.
4
Place octopus on platter and assemble salad. Enjoy

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Low Carb
Other Tag: Healthy