This delicious octopus spring inspired recipe is only 8 ProPoints per serve.

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 1kg cleaned baby octopus
  • ½ cup (125ml) sweet chilli sauce
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp salt-reduced soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 ½ Tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped unsalted cashews


  1. Place octopus in a large saucepan of boiling water and cook for 1–2 minutes or until almost cooked through. Drain, then refresh octopus under cold water.
  2. Place 1⁄3 cup (80ml) sweet chilli sauce, lime juice, soy sauce, garlic and ginger in a large bowl. Add octopus, turning to coat. Stand for 15 minutes. Combine remaining chilli sauce and 2 teaspoons water in a small bowl.
  3. Lightly spray a barbecue or chargrill pan with oil and heat over medium-high heat. Remove octopus from marinade and cook for 2–3 minutes or until tentacles are charred. Transfer to a serving platter and sprinkle with coriander and cashews. Drizzle over chilli sauce mix and serve with rice.

Notes... Serve with 0 ProPoints value bok choy or other steamed Asian greens and steamed Jasmine rice. Add 4 ProPoints values per serve for ½ cup (85g) cooked rice.
  • This is tasty with a kick to it.


  • Thank you for a delightful octopus salad for my seafood loving friends.


  • I had crispy fried octopus the other night


  • I do love an octopus dish but unfortunately I struggle with coriander and ginger (since my pregnancy). I could look at alternatives though.


  • I REALLY LIKE CALAMARI and am a trifle fond of octopus!


  • This is my favourite dish.


  • Sounds yummy


  • This recipe looks amazing and I can’t wait to give it a try!.


  • thank you weight watchers! great, unusual recipe for us 2 try


  • Looks great! Nice recipe! Thank you for sharing this!


  • not my cup of tea but I have family members who would live this!


  • My hubby loves octopus .. But I’m x scared to try .. Although this looks very nice I might even change my mind

    • Don’t be scared! I tried it and now love it – so delicious!

      • lol yes we might just have to give it a go lol


  • different – cannot say it is for me, but look forward to hearing peoples reviews


  • very well ! thankyou… it looks different


  • I have trouble eating baby octopus but have no such trouble eating squid rings so might use those for this one. It sounds really good!


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