Warm baby octopus and potato salad

Warm baby octopus and potato salad
Warm baby octopus and potato salad Photo: Jennifer Soo
Dietary
Kid-friendly

The cooked dressing gives this salad great depth of flavour. You could replace the octopus with calamari.

Ingredients

100ml extra virgin olive oil

2 garlic cloves, finely sliced

1 tsp paprika

3 tbsp sherry vinegar

8 kipfler potatoes, boiled and cut into 1cm slices

2 handfuls rocket, washed

8 baby octopus, cleaned and trimmed

Salt

Freshly ground white pepper

 

Method

Preheat a grill or barbecue. Warm olive oil in a saucepan and add garlic and paprika. Cook gently until garlic is soft and fragrant, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and add vinegar, reserve. Place kipflers and rocket in a large bowl. Grill octopus until golden and just cooked, add to rocket, season and toss with garlic dressing. Serve as an entree or as part of a banquet.