a plate of octopus carpaccio topped with mango salsa

Caribbean Octopus Appetizer with Mango Salsa

This super easy to make octopus appetizer with quickly transport your taste buds to the exotic Caribbean islands.  You will love it!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Caribbean
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 278 kcal
Author Darlene at International Cuisine


  • 1 lb Octopus tentacles Cooked and sliced thinly
  • 1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Lime Juice of

For the Mango Salsa

  • 2 Mangoes peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 Red onion peeled and diced
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper seeded and minced
  • 1 Tablespoon Cilantro minced
  • 1 Lime freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt to taste


  1. On a platter or individual plates arrange the sliced octopus tentacles in a circle.

  2. Squeeze over the juice of a lime and drizzle over the olive oil

  3. In a bowl, mix together the mango salsa ingredients and combine well.

  4. Spoon over the circles of the octopus tentacles and serve with any left over mango salsa. 

Nutrition Facts
Caribbean Octopus Appetizer with Mango Salsa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 278 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 54mg18%
Sodium 408mg18%
Potassium 589mg17%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 1085IU22%
Vitamin C 50.1mg61%
Calcium 83mg8%
Iron 6.4mg36%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.