fbpx

Homemade octopus recipe from my Greek friend

octopus-greek-food

Homemade octopus

visitsithonia
Perfectly cooked octopus is a favorite dish of the Greeks in traditional taverns, however, you can cook octopus at home just as well as professional chefs.
Prep Time 1 hr 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 2 people
Calories 1100 kcal

Equipment

  • Casserole dish

Ingredients
  

  • 1 fresh octopus
  • 200 ml grape vinegar
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • Peppercorns
  • bay leaves

Instructions
 

  • Wash and clean the octopus. Place it in a deep saucepan and add vinegar and wine. Cook for 40 minutes – 1 hour until soft (check with a fork) over low heat. Make sure that there is always liquid during cooking.
  • Add peppercorns and bay leaves.
  • After it is cooked, drain the liquid and let it cool.
  • Cut and pour on top with olive oil and vinegar.

Notes

Octopus meat contains a large amount of protein, useful elements (magnesium, calcium, sodium, potassium, iron, phosphorus, copper, selenium and manganese), vitamins of group B, A, C, E, K, PP, as well as omega-3 and phosphoric acid. It is rich in octopus meat and zinc, which inhibits the aging process of the skin.
Bon Appetit!
Keyword #greekfood, #octopus, greek food

Octopus meat contains a large amount of protein, useful elements (magnesium, calcium, sodium, potassium, iron, phosphorus, copper, selenium and manganese), vitamins of group B, A, C, E, K, PP, as well as omega-3 and phosphoric acid. It is rich in octopus meat and zinc, which inhibits the aging process of the skin.

Perfectly cooked octopus is a favorite dish of the Greeks in traditional taverns, however, you can cook octopus at home just as well as professional chefs.

 Ingredients: 

  • Fresh Octopus 
  • Grape vinegar (1 glass) 
  • Olive oil (4 tablespoons)
  • White wine (1 glass)
  • Peppercorns, bay leaves. 

Step 1. Wash and clean the octopus. Place it in a deep saucepan and add vinegar and wine. Cook for 40 minutes – 1 hour until soft (check with a fork) over low heat. Make sure that there is always liquid during cooking. 

Step 2. Add peppercorns and bay leaves. 

Step 3. After it is cooked, drain the liquid and let it cool. 

Step 4. Cut and pour on top with olive oil and vinegar. 


octopus-homemade-greek-food
Octopus – homemade Greek food

Bon Appetit!

💬 Have you tried octopus? Do you know how to cook it? Share your recipes in the comments ⏬

Author: greeceforu

visitsithonia

Read Previous

Greek Frappe (Iced coffee)

Read Next

What Sithonia has to offer?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recipe Rating




Most Popular