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Note: Once you have your cooked, tender octopus, you need to let it rest and come to room temperature, and you can ...

  • 3 pounds cleaned octopus
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup whole peppercorns
  • 2 lemons, plus additional lemon wedges for serving
  • 1 wine cork
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil divided
4/5 (25 Votes)

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How to Prepare and Cook Octopus

  • Ingredients:
  • Get Your Octopus
  • us at all, try calling your local fish market — even if they don’t stock it regularly, they may be able order it for you.
  • Prep Your Octopus
  • e accordingly.
  • Cook Your Octopus
  • to have to do is heat up a pot of water, put your octopus in it, and wait.
  • 26 26 Corner Taverna Grilled or Broiled Octopus
  • (From Queens: A Culinary Passport, adapted from Frideriki Bletsas)
  • 1 1 to 5-pound) to 5-pound) octopus, cleaned
  • 4 to 5 4 to 5 5 garlic cloves
  • 2 2 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 1 1 lemon, halved
  • 3 1/2 3 1/2 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 2 2 large tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 2 2 large cucumbers, peeled (optional) and sliced
  • 1/2 1/2 1/2 tablespoon red wine vinegar, as needed
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, as needed
4.3/5 (7 Votes)

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"Purple stew" is what someone called this when they inquired about an octopus recipe popular with the Portuguese

  • Day 1
  • 2 1/2 pounds octopus fresh or thawed eyes and mouth (hard center beak) removed
  • 1 cup white or red wine
  • 1 tbsp coarse salt or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp ground white or black pepper or to taste
  • 4 to 5 tbsp crushed red pepper paste (pimenta moida)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Day 2
  • 1/2 cup or olive oil as needed
  • 2 medium onions, coarsely chopped
  • 2 heads garlic, thinly sliced or coarsely chopped
  • big handful of flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled, cut in 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • cornstarch slurry(1 tbsp cornstarch with 2 tbsp water)
4/5 (3 Votes)

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When octopus is slowly simmered, it becomes delicate and tender

  • 1 onion, halved
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 1/2 pounds octopus tentacles, separated
  • 1/2 pound green beans, cut into 1 1/2-inch lengths
  • 1 1/2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
0/5 (0 Votes)

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