Octopus with Honey and Hot Chilli Pepper

Χταπόδι με μέλι και καυτερή πιπεριά

Ingredients for 4 servings

  • 1 kg octopus (Wellgoods)
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 cups black eyed beans boiled
  • 1 bunch fresh collard greens
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Juice of 2 oranges
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ½ red chilli pepper
  • Fresh thyme
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Method of Preparation

  • Boil the octopus with the vinegar until it softens up
  • Drain the octopus and cut each tentacle from the body of the octopus
  • Lightly wilt the collards in a pan with a little olive oil. Add the boiled black eyed beans and add salt and pepper to taste
  • Place the octopus tentacles in a clean pan, add a few drops of olive oil and thyme and lightly sauté for a few minutes
  • Pour the honey, orange juice, chilli pepper over the octopus and allow to boil until the sauce starts to thicken up
  • Serve the octopus over the beans and add honey/chilli sauce on top

Tip: Octopus(Wellgoods) is ideal in salads, cooked in wine and even as a grilled main dish.