Grilled Octopus Recipe

Grilled Octopus is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Grilled Octopus by following this easy recipe.
Grilled Octopus Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 2 lb Cleaned and trimmed octopus
  • 2 tbsp Fresh lemon juice
  • 8 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 Cup finely chopped parsley
  • 3 tbsp Red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Cracked black pepper
  • 1 tbsp Dried oregano
  • 1 tsp Coarse salt
How to make Grilled Octopus:
  • Preheat grill to high. If it gets over heated, lower the heat and bring to medium.
  • Rub off red skin of the octopus.
  • Chop the octopus body into quarters leaving the legs whole.
  • Dip the pieces under cold water. Rinse and blot dry.
  • You can directly place the legs onto the grill.
  • Smear the grill top with grape seed oil.
  • Arrange the cut pieces on the grill and cook.
  • Turn every minute until the pieces are well cooked on all sides.
  • Chop the cooked octopus into bite-sized pieces and transfer to a bowl.
  • Mix lemon juice, oregano, vinegar, parsley and salt together.
  • Pour the mixture over the octopus and toss to mix.
  • Marinate the octopus for 30 minutes.
  • Add salt and black pepper.
  • Serve it with lemon wedges.