BBQ baby octopus in Asian marinate (FODMAP friendly, gluten free)

Grilled baby octopus in Asian marinate

Baby octopus marinated overnight with garlic, ginger, chili, lemon juice, fish sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, and grilled on a griddle.


  • 750g baby octopus, cleaned, cut up into smaller pieces if they too large
  • 5g ginger, minced
  • 2 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1 chili, minced
  • 1 small lemongrass stalks, minced  (optional)
  • 3g coriander, stalk only, minced (optional)
  • 2 kaffir lime leave, thinly sliced  (optional)
  • 1 tbsp. fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce (use gluten free soy sauce for a gluten free option)
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp. sesame oil
  • salt to taste


Place all ingredients in a bowl, mix well; cover and leave in fridge overnight.

Bring a heavy base griddle to hot temperature, grill the octopus until they are lovely and aromatic.  Enjoy with a green salad.

Kaffir lime leaves
Kaffir lime leaves

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