Snapguide
STEPS
INGREDIENTS
First lift your octopus from the freezer. YOU NEED TO FREEZE THE OCTOPUS TO HELP TENDERISE IT

First lift your octopus from the freezer. YOU NEED TO FREEZE THE OCTOPUS TO HELP TENDERISE IT

Defrosted octopus

Defrosted octopus

Give it a wee rinse

Give it a wee rinse

Bring a pot of unsalted water to the boil

Bring a pot of unsalted water to the boil

Blanch the octopus 4 times. Place in the water for 15 seconds, lift out. Bring back to boil and repeat

Blanch the octopus 4 times. Place in the water for 15 seconds, lift out. Bring back to boil and repeat

Wait for it

Wait for it

15 seconds later

15 seconds later

Back to the boil

Back to the boil

And repeat

And repeat

When you have done this 4 times let the water gently simmer for 40 minutes or until tender

When you have done this 4 times let the water gently simmer for 40 minutes or until tender

Next wash some potatoes

Next wash some potatoes

Like this

Like this

Add to octopus after 25 minutes

Add to octopus after 25 minutes

This is the rest of the stuff you'll need

This is the rest of the stuff you'll need

Chop the parsley

Chop the parsley

Let octopus cool a little

Let octopus cool a little

And the potatoes

And the potatoes

Slice potatoes

Slice potatoes

Place in a nice way on a board/plate

Place in a nice way on a board/plate

Next remove a tentacle

Next remove a tentacle

And slice

And slice

Place on top of your potatoes

Place on top of your potatoes

Sprinkle with sea salt

Sprinkle with sea salt

Drizzle with good EVOO

Drizzle with good EVOO

Dust with sweet paprika

Dust with sweet paprika

Sprinkle with parsley

Sprinkle with parsley

Mmm Mmm Mmm enjoy with a nice white wine:?

  • Octopus
  • Potatoes
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Sweet paprika
  • Sea salt
  • Parsley