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Thermomix Spicy BBQ’d Octopus

Thermomix Spicy BBQ’d Octopus


  • Author: The 4 Blades
  • Yield: 4

Description

Octopus on the BBQ is so easy and takes only minutes to cook – it also looks very impressive! Double the batch to feed a crowd and serve it on a big platter to share… Warning: you may need to make more!

Recipe Tester Feedback: “A lovely little entree that was easy to prepare and cook, and it tasted nice too.” – Christina

No: Gluten / Dairy / Egg / Nuts


Ingredients

  • octopus – 500g, baby, cleaned

Marinade:

  • garlic cloves – 4, peeled
  • chilli – 1, mild, roughly chopped
  • paprika – 1 tsp
  • tomato – 200g, diced
  • olive oil – 30g
  • dried parsley – 1 tsp
  • salt – pinch
  • pepper – 1/2 tsp

You will need:

  • knife
  • chopping board
  • spatula
  • large mixing bowl
  • clingfilm
  • tongs

Instructions

  1. Clean the baby octopus (500g) well. Pat dry.
  2. Add the peeled garlic cloves (4) and chopped chilli (1) to the bowl. Chop Speed 7 / 3 seconds. Scrape down sides.
  3. Add the paprika (1 tsp), diced tomatoes (200g), olive oil (30g), dried parsley (1 tsp), salt (pinch) and pepper (1/2 tsp) to the bowl. Mix Speed 5 / 4 seconds.
  4. Add the cleaned octopus (500g) and marinade to a large mixing bowl. Mix to combine. Cover with clingfilm and allow to marinate for 2 hours.
  5. Fire up the BBQ grill to a high heat.
  6. Place the marinated octopus onto the hot grill in small batches.
  7. Cook for a few minutes on each side until cooked through. Repeat for all batches.
  8. Serve immediately.
  9. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Can be frozen before or after cooking
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes + 2 hours marinating time
  • Cook Time: 7 minutes