Octopus with black pepper sauce.
May 18, 2016
Photo by elena antoniou
Octopus about 1 kilogram.
Grape seed oil
Large onion finely diced.
Garlic ear sliced.
White miso paste
Juice of 1 lemon
Toasted and crushed sunflower seeds
Crushed Pink peppercorns.
cm piece ginger, crushed.
In This Recipe
Turn on oven at 160 degrees celsius Wash and dry octopus. Place in backing tray without adding anything. Wrap foil around the tray a few times, to completely seal the octopus. Cook for 90 minutes.
In a pan, warm half the oil and cook the onion. Add the garlic, ginger and peppercorns.
Pour the soy sauce, sugar, miso, lemon, and stir or whisk until it boils and the miso has dissolved.
Take off the heat, let it cool a bit and pour in a blender. Blend util there are no pieces.
Drain octopus from its water, and cut in three. (There will be a lot of water when cooed). Oil the octopus with the rest of the oil, and place under a hot grill for 6 minutes each side.
Dip immediately in the warmed sauce and arrange on plate. Sprinkle the nuts and pink peppercorns on top.
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