Marinated Baby Octopus

Marinated Baby Octopus

Ingredients

400g baby octopus

1 kiwifruit, mashed

1 tablespoon sweet chilli sauce

1 clove garlic, crushed

2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander

Extra coriander leaves, to garnish

Lime wedges, to serve

Step by step

  • Rinse the octopus thoroughly, making sure the heads are clean.
  • In a small bowl, combine the octopus and kiwifruit and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes; do not exceed this time, as the octopus will fall apart if marinated for too long.
  • In a large bowl, combine the sweet chilli sauce, soy sauce, garlic and coriander.
  • Rinse the octopus well under running water, remove all traces of kiwifruit.
  • Transfer the rinsed octopus to the bowl containing the sauces. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or overnight.
  • Arrange the marinated baby octopus on a microwave safe rack; position the thicker head sections on the outer edge. Cook for 6-8 minutes on MEDIUM (50%), turning every 2 minutes; a shorter or longer time may be necessary depending on your preference of texture.
  • Garnish with the coriander leaves and serve with the lime wedges on salad greens.

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