Chilli BBQ Baby Octopus

By December 10, 2021December 24th, 2021Christmas Table, Mains, Seafood

I really love these little beauties, such a simple and delicious barbecue dish, so easy to prepare and so easy to cook Enjoy!



Prep time

4 Minutes +

Marinating 2 hours plus

Cooking time

10-15 Minutes


  • 4-6 (350g) baby octopus, cleaned
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha/chilli sauce


  • If octopus isn’t cleaned, remove heads and beaks and rinse with water
  • Combine all ingredients into a bowl or ziplock bag, stir to combine, and coat the octopus well
  • Set aside for 2 hours or overnight
  • Heat hot plate or grill to high, then add the octopus. Press the octopus onto the hotplate to get a charred golden colour, turn, and cook on both sides. Time depends on the size of the octopus. They should be cooked within 15 minutes 
  • Serve and Enjoy!

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