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Chargrilled Baby Octopus

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  Baby octopus 1 Kilogram
  Red wine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Balsamic vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Hoisin sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed

WASH OCTOPUS thoroughly and wipe dry with paper towel.
1.Use a small sharp knife to slit open the head; remove the gut.
Grasp the body firmly and push the beak out with your index finger.
Remove and discard beak.
If octopus are large, cut tentacles in half.
2.Place octopus in large bowl.
Combine wine, vinegar, sauces and garlic in a jug; pour over octopus and stir to coat completely.
Cover, refrigerate several hours or overnight.
Prepare and heat barbecue 1 hour before cooking.
3.Drain octopus; reserve marinade.
Cook octopus on hot, lightly greased flatplate 3-5 minutes until octopus flesh turns white.
Pour over the reserved marinade while cooking.
Serve warm or cold.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1094 Calories from Fat 103

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.6%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g12.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 480.9 mg160.3%

Sodium 4483.6 mg186.8%

Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.7%

Sugars 13.2 g

Protein 153 g305.1%

Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 86.1%

Calcium 56.2% Iron 301%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chargrilled Baby Octopus Recipe