Crispy baby octopus with chilli and pineapple salsa

Crispy baby octopus deep fry with a refreshing pineapple salsa. A lovely recipe to share or the perfect starter for a summer dinner.

  • Beginner
  • Serves 2
  • 25 minutes
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What you’ll need

  • 400g baby octopus
  • 200g self raising flour
  • tin of pineapple in juice
  • 1 red chilli
  • Handful of coriander
  • 3 limes
  • vegetable oil for frying

Let's Cook!

Crispy baby octopus with chilli and pineapple salsa
Step 1

Half fill a large saucepan with vegetable oil and heat.
Put the flour in a large bowl with a good pinch of salt and pepper and toss the octopus in the flour until well coated.

Crispy baby octopus with chilli and pineapple salsa
Step 2

Finely dice the pineapple, chilli and coriander and combine with the juice of 1 lime in a small bowl

Crispy baby octopus with chilli and pineapple salsa
Step 3

When the oil is hot shake the excess flour off the octopus and place in the oil in batches - fry for 1-2 mins until lightly golden and crispy

Crispy baby octopus with chilli and pineapple salsa
Step 4

Serve immediately with the pineapple salsa and lime wedges

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