Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible


OCTOPUS

YOU CAN GRILL WHAT?
 

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Hot off the set of Le Maitre du Grill, chargrilled octopus! And for 11 million Greeks, barbecue just wouldn’t be complete without it.

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Marinate the octopus with wine, lemon juice, olive oil, and oregano (preferably Greek). The recipe is in Planet Barbecue on page 520.)

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Direct grill the octopus until lightly charred–the Greeks use charcoal. Then serve with ouzo (Greek spirits) and a Greek salad–the perfect Mediterranean meal!

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