Octopus in its Own Water

Octopus in its Own Water

2 reviews, 3.5 star(s). 50% would make again

Ready in 30 minutes

Octopus cooked in onion and oil giving the octopus a delicious aroma and a coral color.


1 lb Polpi (Octopus)
1 Onion
EV Olive oil
Salt & Pepper

Original recipe makes 4



Add some EV olive oil in a pan and let it warm up.

Slice the onion very fine and saute` it until it becomes translucent.

Add the octopus. Salt and pepper to taste.

Cook for about 20 minutes.

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Why is EVOO necessary? If you are cooking it with onions for 20 minutes +, you'd think any old olive oil would do, wouldn't you? What is the recommended temp for cooking?
Kafuche 6y ago

[I posted this recipe.]
ChefVituccio 6y ago

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