Stupid-Easy Recipe for Portuguese Octopus (#1 Top-Rated)


A traditional portuguese dish with a twist. Traditionally made with pork, this recipe calls for octopus instead for a fun seafood dish you can make for lunch or dinner.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Portuguese Octopus.

1. Info for Portuguese Octopus

  • Cook Time: 45 min
  • Total Time: 45 min
  • Servings: 4
  • Calories: 293.42 kcal

2. Ingredients for Portuguese Octopus

  • 750 grams pre-fried potatoes, in cubes
  • Olive oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 jar pickles, or to taste
  • 500 grams boiled octopus, chopped
  • Lemon juice, to taste
  • Salt

3. Directions:

  1. Fry the potato cubes in a skillet in very hot frying oil. Set aside.
  2. In a deep skillet, heat the olive oil, and add chopped onions and garlic cloves. Bring to a simmer. When everything is well browned, add the chopped pickles, and simmer for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the octopus, sprinkle with a little more olive oil and lemon juice, and season with salt.
  4. Mix, and cook for about 10 minutes.
  5. Place the fries on a serving platter, and place the octopus on top. Mix well.
  6. Sprinkle with fresh parsley and olives.

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