Octopus with vinegar, from the beautiful Agistri. Marinated octopus is one of the most delicious seafood dishes you will ever taste. Vinegar, olive oil and oregano is all it really needs to make it I think I can safely say that Greek Marinated Octopus is a dish, that's fit for a king. Or a Meze as we call it in Greece.
One of the most delicious Greek starters available, perfect as a side dish with a glass of ouzo and traditionally served on Pure Monday. Put the octopus in the pot with the bubble on the top. Octopus is cooked in many ways in the Mediterannean. You can have Octopus with vinegar, from the beautiful Agistri using 5 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Octopus with vinegar, from the beautiful Agistri
- You need 1 of medium octopus.
- Prepare of vinegar.
- It’s 2 of bay leaves.
- It’s of oil.
- Prepare of origanum.
One of the most popular ways to cook it in Greece, is roasting it. However with this way we suggest for Remove the octopus pieces from the pouch, and put them in a large plate. Cut the tentacles from the head, and discard the head. Octopus is eaten in many cultures and is a common food on the Mediterranean and Asian coasts.
Octopus with vinegar, from the beautiful Agistri instructions
- Clean the octopus. (Remove the beak and the eyes.).
- Wash well and place in a pot. Do NOT add water..
- Add enough vinegar and the bay leaves..
- Let cook over medium heat till tender..
- Cut into small pieces, and serve drizzled with oil and sprinkled with origanum..
A common scene in the Greek islands is octopuses hanging in the sunlight from a rope, just like laundry from a clothesline. They are often caught by spearfishing close to the shore. After boiling it, cut its legs into two pieces each. Drain them and mix them with the thinly sliced garlic. This is a really delicious octopus recipe that marinates and tenderizes the octopus meat in a red wine and vinegar sauce.