Octopus, Whole, Clean, 4-6 lbs.

$23.99

Our whole, wild octopus from Peru is an exciting option! It’s actually quite simple to prepare, very versatile, and has a smooth, mild flavor. It’s tender and firm and is wonderful by itself, in salads or makes a great ceviche addition!
Average weight is 5 lbs.
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Quick and Tasty Octopus

Ingredients

• One 4-6 lb. whole, clean flower octopus

• Olive oil

• Your favorite seasonings

1. Defrost the frozen octopus in your refrigerator overnight.

2. In a large stock pot, boil enough water to cover the entire octopus.

3. Add the octopus to the boiling water. Reduce heat to low-medium. Simmer the octopus for 30 minutes.

4. Remove the octopus from the water and let it cool for 15 minutes.

5. Slice the body into small pieces, about 1/2 –inch wide. If the legs are thick, slice them in half longways.

6. Heat three tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet. Add the sliced octopus and simmer for about 1 ½-2 minutes per side.

7. Add your favorite seasonings to the octopus in the skillet: Old Bay Seasoning, garlic, or just salt and pepper!

8. Serve immediately (or refrigerate and add to a salad later).

Enjoy!