Octopus and Swordfish Taglierini

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 30 minutes
  • 2 servings

Are you very into seafood? If your eyes are in the shape of hearts right now, you definitely should try this octopus and swordfish combo, on top of some delicately cooked taglierini. And if cooking the octopus intimidates you, worry not! Grilling it is pretty simple to figure out.

Ingredients Needed for Octopus and Swordfish Taglierini

1 red onion, chopped
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
4 mushrooms, sliced
0.5 octopus tentacle
3.5 ounces of sword fish fillet
salt
½ lemon
7 ounces of cooked taglierini pasta
½ cup heavy cream
1 lime, zest
½ teaspoon black sesame seeds

How to Cook Octopus and Swordfish Taglierini

  1. Grill the octopus tentacles for 3-4 minutes per side, until charred, then set them aside.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet.
  3. Add the red onion, stir, and cook until softens.
  4. Add the mushrooms, season with salt and cook for 2 more minutes, stirring often.
  5. Slice the octopus tentacle and cut the swordfish fillet into medium cubes. Add them to the skillet.
  6. Season with pepper.
  7. Squeeze the lemon juice and simmer for 1 minute.
  8. Add the cooked taglierini and heavy cream.
  9. Combine all ingredients, grate some lime zest and sprinkle black sesame seeds on top.

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