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Octopus boiled

Octopus boiled

The taming of the shrew.

Cooking time 50 minutes Number of servings4

Ingredients for Octopus boiled

Step-by-step instruction of cooking Octopus boiled

Step 1

To prepare the marinade: in water, put sliced into quarters lemon, add a glass of white wine, pepper, Bay leaf. Do not add salt! I after 10 minutes, the Bay leaf out.

Step 2

Rinse the octopus under running water, trying to wash off the slime and sand. Once the water with spices to boil three times to lower it in boiling water for 10 seconds and remove.

Step 3

Then put in a pot, the water should cover the octopus, minimize heat and simmer 25-30 minutes for every 500 grams of weight. Add salt at the end of cooking.

Step 4

After 25 minutes check with a fork. It should be easy to get. If you already have the meat is soft, turn off the stove, cover the pan with a lid and allow the octopus to steep and slightly cool in the marinade.

Step 5

After 20 minutes remove. Cut the lining the skin. To give a little to cool, but if you pour a marinade - marinate still warm. This purpose can again be dipped in boiling water for 1 minute.

Step 6

At this time, see what herbs you can use for sauce. This is my sage.

Step 7

And this is thyme. Of course, parsley.

Step 8

Prepare the sauce-marinade: olive oil, lemon juice, chopped garlic, salt, pepper and chopped herbs.

Step 9

Cut the ends of the smaller tentacles.

Step 10

And then equally and thickened parts. All put in marinade and put in refrigerator for a couple of hours, and at night.