Octopus In Greek - A Step By Step Recipe With A Photo
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Octopus in Greek is a real gourmet paradise. The Greeks from time immemorial have been preparing an octopus according to this recipe. This is a rare dish for us, but you can always experiment. It will be delicious and unusual.
Do you like delicacies and unusual dishes? Then see how to cook an octopus in Greek. First you need to thoroughly clean the carcass of unnecessary parts and skin. By the way, it is better to take the octopus fresh, if possible. It takes no more than 10 minutes to evaporate water in a saucepan. It is also best to remove seeds from tomatoes before slicing. If most of the liquid leaves during stewing, you can add more wine. Happy cooking!
Purpose: For lunch / For dinner / For a banquet table / Birthday
Main ingredient: Fish and seafood / Vegetables / Seafood / Onions / Garlic / Octopus
Dish: Hot dishes
Cuisine geography: Greek / European
- Octopus - 2.5 Kilograms
- Cherry Tomatoes - 400 Grams
- Red wine - 500 Milliliters
- Onion - 1 Piece
- Garlic - 2-3 Cloves
- Olive Oil - To taste
- Bay leaf - 1 piece
- Parsley - To taste
How to cook "Greek Octopus"
Peel the octopus, remove unnecessary parts and beat lightly to soften the meat. Remove the skin from the tentacles and cut the octopus into large pieces. Place in a heavy-bottomed saucepan and cover with water to lightly coat the carcass. Put on medium heat and evaporate the water. When the water has evaporated from the saucepan, add two tablespoons of olive oil and finely chopped onion. Cut the tomatoes into cubes and add to the octopus. Don't forget the bay leaf. Cook the resulting thick mixture for 10 minutes. Add red wine and simmer for about 90 minutes. Serve hot. Enjoy your meal!