Set a pot of water to boil. Once boiling, remove from the heat and place the
Baby Octopus (1.1 lb)
into the water for 1 minute exactly.
Remove the octopus from the water and plunge into an ice bath. Drain the octopus and set it aside.
In a mixing bowl, combine the
Garlic (2 cloves)
Green Chili Pepper (2)
Fresh Rosemary (2 sprigs)
Italian Flat-Leaf Parsley (3 sprigs)
and Lemon Zest. Season with
Sea Salt (to taste)
Coarse Black Pepper (to taste)
and pour in the
Olive Oil (3 Tbsp)
Stir the marinade and add in the blanched octopus, coating it in the infused olive oil. Leave the octopus to marinate for 1 hour.
Thread the baby octopuses onto metal skewers and braai over medium coals for 3-4 minutes per side. While the octopuses are braaing, squeeze over a little extra
Serve the baby octopus with creamy tzatziki (greek cucumber sauce) and lots of crusty bread for mopping up the leftover marinade.