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Lemon and Chilli Octopus with Herb Mayonnaise

Paula Mcgregor

For Dinner ( Fish and Seafood, Chilli )


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20 minutes to prepare and 20 minutes to cook

Serves 4


1 Cup of Good Quality Mayonnaise
2tsps Maille Wholegrain Mustard
1tblsp Roughly Chopped Parsley
Pinch of Paprika
Juice of 1/2 Lemon
Sea Salt Sprinkle
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
1kg Baby Octopus, Cleaned and Cut into 4 Pieces
2tblsps Olive Oil
Zest of 1/2 Lemon
2 Birdseye Chilli, Finely Chopped
Fresh Lemon Wedges, to Garnish


1. To Make the Herb Mayonniase, Place Mayonnaise in a Medium bowl an add the Mustard, Parsley, Paprika, Lemon Juice, Salt & Pepper. Combine well and Place to one side.
2.Place the Octopus into a Medium sized bowl and add the oil, Lemon zest, Salt,Pepper and Chopped Chilli. Combine well and let stand for at least 20minutes.
3.Preheat your Barbecue to very Hot. Place Octopus on the Grill and allow to cook at a high temperature for 8-10 Minutes or until just cooked through an crisp in parts.
4.Serve immediatley on 4 plates with a generous dollop of Herb Mayonnaise and a wedge of Fresh Lemon.


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