Citrus Octopus Salad

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Citrus Octopus Salad

Fresh marinated tender octopus with sweet orange segments crunchy sliced celery marinated sliced almonds salty kalamata olives and finish with fresh parsley… ummmm

  • 1 whole octopus fresh or frozen will do.
  • 1 can of mandarin orange segments
  • About a handful of sliced kalamata olives, pitted of course.
  • About 3 celery stalks of fresh celery slice thin or do what you want.
  • Half a handful of sliced almonds.
  • About a handful of fresh parsley or mint works well too.
  • Half a cup of red wine vinegar.
  • A good extra virgin olive oil.

  1. In a large pot, boil enough water to submerge your fresh or if frozen octopus. If frozen let your octopus defrost the add about 4-5
  2. When almost at a boil add the octopus a lot of salt to the water. ¼ cups good. Let simmer for about 25-40 minutes covered SIMMER….
  3. In a large bowl add celery/ almonds/ strained mandarin oranges/sliced kalamata olives, ¼ cup of red wine vinegar pinch of coarse sea salt.
  4. Refrigerate.
  5. After about 30 minutes of simmering your octo let it cool down and then slice it up, thin and long I prefer.
  6. Add it to the other ingredients and let it chill for at least 25 minutes
  7. Now add whole parsley, and serve.
  8. Finish with a good drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and enjoy.

Preparation time: 5 minute(s)

Cooking time: 30 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

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