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Greek-style Grilled Octopus



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 45 mins (15m prep + 30m cook)
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

how to cook octopus greek

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. 2.Brush the octopus with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. 3.Grill the octopus for 5-7 minutes per side, until charred and tender.
  4. 4.In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  5. 5.Drizzle the dressing over the grilled octopus and serve immediately.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightMake sure to clean the octopus thoroughly before grilling.
  • chevron_rightTo achieve the perfect char, make sure your grill is nice and hot before adding the octopus.
  • chevron_rightLeftovers can be refrigerated and enjoyed cold the next day.