Grilled octopus & avocado salad

This grilled octopus and avocado salad is simple, healthy and most of all delicious!
  • 4 persons
  • Cooking time:30
  • difficulty

Ingredients

  • 2 avocados
  • 2 limes
  • 2 tsp. mustard
  • 1 handful of parsley
  • 12 octopus tentacles, cooked
  • 20 cherry tomatoes
  • Smoked paprika powder
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

How to prepare

This grilled octopus and avocado salad is simple, healthy and most of all delicious!

Preparation

  • 1 Start cutting the avocado into slices of around one centime. Drizzle some olive oil in a bowl and add the avocado parts. Add a bit of salt, pepper, a tiny bit of lime juice and give it a toss.
  • 2 Heat your grill pan on high heat and grill the avocado slices for two minutes on each side.
  • 3 Meanwhile the avocado is being grilled, make the dressing. Add two teaspoons of mustard in a small jar, add 2 ½ table spoon of olive oil, the juice of one lime some really fine chopped parsley and a bit of salt. Shake until you have a dressing.
  • 4 Drizzle the precooked octopus with extra vierge olive oil, add a bit of salt and pepper and give it a toss. Heat the grill pan again on high heat and grill the octopus really short till the outside is perfectly caramelized and turn around to grill the other side.
  • 5 Let the octopus cool down a little bit. Cut the bigger tentacles in halve. Cut a few cherry tomatoes in halves, chop some parsley.
  • 6 Add the grilled polpo, ¾ of the dressing, parsley and the tomatoes into a bowl and toss it.
  • 7 Add the ingrediënts on a plate and arrange the avocado on it. Decorate the recipe by adding some more tomatoes, chopped parsley, dressing and a tiny bit of smoked paprika powder