Octopus Stew Recipe

Octopus Stew is a favourite dish of fishermen. Learn how to make/prepare Octopus Stew by following this easy recipe.
Octopus Stew Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 5.5 / 10 (2 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 1 kg Octopus
  • 6 Tomatoes
  • 6 Onions
  • 6 Large potatoes
  • 8 Cloves of garlic
  • 8 Olives
  • 1 tbsp Capers
  • Olive oil for frying
  • Red wine
  • Few leaves of mint and marjoram
  • Pinch of thyme
How to make Octopus Stew:
  • Clean the octopus and remove the edible flesh.
  • Keep the flesh in a plastic bag and beat it.
  • Cut the flesh into pieces with a knife.
  • Rinse in salted water and drain.
  • Transfer the pieces to a pot.
  • Stew the pieces over a low flame for an hour. If the liquid is too dry, add little hot water.
  • Meanwhile, Peel and chop the onions. Chop the tomatoes also.
  • Fry the onions in olive oil till tender.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and crushed garlic.
  • When tomatoes become soft, add the chopped olives, capers and all herbs.
  • Raise the temperature of boiling stew and pour 1/4 bottle red wine.
  • Now reduce the flame and simmer slowly till the amount of liquid reduces considerably.
  • Serve the stew with boiled potatoes.