Grilled Octopus


  • 1 octopus 2.5 to 3lbs
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp oregano


  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 red onion sliced
  • 3 tbsp capers
  • fresh ground pepper


  • fresh parsley
  • 1 lemon cut in quarters

Cooking directions

  • Preheat oven to 180°C (350 °F)
  • Cut octopus in large pieces
  • Place octopus, vinegar and oregano in a casserole. Cover and cook for 2 hours.
  • Mix all dressing ingredients together and set aside.
  • After 2 hours remove the octopus from the oven. Strain it and let it cool.
  • Raise the oven temperature to broil. Place the octopus pieces on a baking sheet and grill for 4 to 5 minutes OR sear the octopus on the BBQ until slightly charred.
  • Place the octopus on a serving platter and pour dressing on it.
  • Serve with lemon wedges and garnish with parsley.
  • Enjoy

Ingredients in this Recipe