Tag: Barbecue

  • Grilled Octopus

    Grilled Octopus

    Purchase 1 octopus (1½ to 2 pounds), cleaned Note: A larger octopus will work, just make sure it fits in your pressure cooker and adjust the cooking time. I’ve also cooked 2 1½ pound octopuses at once in my 6-quart pressure cooker. When you (or the fishmonger) clean the octopus, be sure to remove the […]

  • Chicken Tikka

    In a blender, combine 2-inch piece of ginger, peeled and sliced into coins 4 cloves of garlic, peeled 2 habanero chilis, stem removed seeds left in (or a jalapeƱo if you want a milder dish) ½ cup whole-milk yogurt 1 tsp salt 1 tsp Kashmiri chili powder (or paprika) ¼ to ¾ tsp hot chili […]

  • Jerk Chicken

    Jerk Chicken

    This is a recipe that really demands cooking on the grill with a source of smoke, such as wood chips. The kind of wood used traditionally isn’t available where I live, so I use hickory. It’s probably okay cooked in the oven, but it won’t be the same. Note that it’s pretty spicy, but you […]

  • Herb-Garlic Marinade

    Combine ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup fresh lemon juice 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon dried marjoram or oregano 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon black pepper Place mixture and chicken, duck or other meat in a zippered plastic bag. Eliminate any air in the bag. My favorite way to do this is as […]