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Pickled Octopus is an Italian appetizer recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Pickled Octopus by following this easy recipe.

Pickled Octopus Recipe
10.0 / 10 ( 2 votes)
Recipe Type
Non Veg.

• 1 kg Baby octopus
• 2 Red capsicums (diced)
• 1/2 Cup lime juice
• 3 Cups canola oil
• 1/2 Cup red wine vinegar
• 10 Basil leaves
• 1 tbsp Oregano
• 2 tbsp Garlic (crushed)
• 1/2 Cup reserve juice
• 1 Red chilli
• Salt to taste
How to make Pickled Octopus:
Place baby octopus, 1 cup canola oil, salt and 1 tbsp crushed garlic in baking tray.
Toss till octopus is coated.
Cover it in a foil.
Bake at 180 degrees for 15 minutes and then remove foil.
Strain octopus and reserve juice.
Allow octopus and juice to cool.
Now mix diced capsicums, oregano, 1 tbsp crushed garlic, basil leaves, red wine vinegar, lime juice and canola oil.
Toss it properly.
Cool it overnight.
Pickled Octopus is ready.
Pickled Octopus Recipe

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  Recipe Reviews
Fabulous recipe. I've made it about a dozen times and I'm always surprised how tender the octopus turns out.

To give it a more authentic italian flavour I've used Extra virgin Olive oil insted of Canola (which i detest) and added some chillies. try!
Submitted by: Heinz Zillinger
posted : 09-Feb-2010 01:03 AM

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