Chili Octopus Stir-Fry

Chili Octopus Stir-Fry

Stir-fried octopus (or squid) in a chili marinade.


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Serves: 4 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins
Extra Time: 1 hr
(for pre-cooking rice, if necessary, and for marinating octopus)

Yield: 4 x 6 oz octopus servings

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  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juice and grated zest only
  • 1 orange, juice and grated zest only
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 2 Tbsp sweet chili sauce
  • 25 oz prepared baby octopus (or squid)
  • 3 cup cooked jasmine rice


Combine wine, oil, lemon and orange juice and rind, ginger, chili sauce, and octopus in a large bowl and toss well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until marinated.

Heat wok over a high heat. Stir fry octopus in its marinade for 4 to 5 minutes, but do not overcook octopus or it will toughen.

Stir in rice, allow to heat through and serve.


You will need to marinate this recipe for at least one hour.

Thanks to Sunrice Australia