How to Cook Octopus

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How to Cook Octopus Recipe
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First lift your octopus from the freezer. YOU NEED TO FREEZE THE OCTOPUS TO HELP TENDERISE IT

First lift your octopus from the freezer. YOU NEED TO FREEZE THE OCTOPUS TO HELP TENDERISE IT

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Defrosted octopus

Defrosted octopus

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Give it a wee rinse

Give it a wee rinse

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Bring a pot of unsalted water to the boil

Bring a pot of unsalted water to the boil

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Blanch the octopus 4 times. Place in the water for 15 seconds, lift out. Bring back to boil and repeat

Blanch the octopus 4 times. Place in the water for 15 seconds, lift out. Bring back to boil and repeat

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Wait for it

Wait for it

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15 seconds later

15 seconds later

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Back to the boil

Back to the boil

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And repeat

And repeat

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When you have done this 4 times let the water gently simmer for 40 minutes or until tender

When you have done this 4 times let the water gently simmer for 40 minutes or until tender

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Next wash some potatoes

Next wash some potatoes

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Like this

Like this

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Add to octopus after 25 minutes

Add to octopus after 25 minutes

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This is the rest of the stuff you'll need

This is the rest of the stuff you'll need

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Chop the parsley

Chop the parsley

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Let octopus cool a little

Let octopus cool a little

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And the potatoes

And the potatoes

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Slice potatoes

Slice potatoes

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Place in a nice way on a board/plate

Place in a nice way on a board/plate

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Next remove a tentacle

Next remove a tentacle

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And slice

And slice

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Place on top of your potatoes

Place on top of your potatoes

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Sprinkle with sea salt

Sprinkle with sea salt

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Drizzle with good EVOO

Drizzle with good EVOO

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Dust with sweet paprika

Dust with sweet paprika

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Sprinkle with parsley

Sprinkle with parsley

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Mmm Mmm Mmm enjoy with a nice white wine:?

Mmm Mmm Mmm enjoy with a nice white wine:?

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