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Baby octopus with chilli and lime

9
7
7
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
25 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Seasoned with the vibrant flavours of fresh lime and mild chilli, this dish is unique and tender to the taste

Ingredients

Octopus

800 g, (baby), cleaned

red onion

1 small, cut into wedges

sweet chilli sauce

¼ cup(s)

lime juice

2 tbs

sunflower oil

3 tsp

cherry tomato

250 g, halved

red capsicum

1 small, thinly sliced

snow peas

200 g, halved diagonally

mushrooms

150 g, (oyster), chopped

fresh red chilli

2 whole, thinly sliced

sesame oil

1 tsp

white boiled rice

2 cup(s), (jasmine), to serve

Instructions

  1. Combine octopus, onion, sauce and juice in a medium glass or ceramic bowl.
  2. Heat a wok over high heat. Add half the oil and heat for 30 seconds. Add capsicum, snow peas and mushrooms and stir-fry for 2–3 minutes or until vegetables are just tender. Transfer to a bowl.
  3. Reheat wok over high heat. Add remaining oil and heat for 30 seconds. Add octopus mixture and stir-fry for 3–4 minutes or until octopus is just cooked through. Return vegetables to wok and stir-fry for 1 minute or until heated through.
  4. Meanwhile, cook rice following packet instructions. Divide rice among plates and top with stir-fry. Serve sprinkled with chilli and drizzled with sesame oil.

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