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Warm baby octopus and potato salad

The cooked dressing gives this salad great depth of flavour. You could replace the octopus with calamari.

Warm baby octopus and potato salad
Photo: Jennifer Soo

Ingredients

  • 100ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely sliced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 3 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 8 kipfler potatoes, boiled and cut into 1cm slices
  • 2 handfuls rocket, washed
  • 8 baby octopus, cleaned and trimmed
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground white pepper
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Method

Preheat a grill or barbecue. Warm olive oil in a saucepan and add garlic and paprika. Cook gently until garlic is soft and fragrant, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and add vinegar, reserve. Place kipflers and rocket in a large bowl. Grill octopus until golden and just cooked, add to rocket, season and toss with garlic dressing. Serve as an entree or as part of a banquet.

Main ingredient:
Squid/Octopus, Potato
Cuisine:
Spanish
Course:
Lunch

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