Fabulous Octopus, Cooked in its Juices

Maria *


A delicious and very easy surprise dish with octopus, which is beautifully combined with baked potatoes. Just give it a try!


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 1
    x1200g octopus
  • 4 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 clove
    of garlic
  • a pinch
    of dried oregano
  • 2 large
    sheets of aluminium

How to Make Fabulous Octopus, Cooked in its Juices


  1. Rinse the octopus under cold running water and place it as it is in a large bowl. Add the oil, balsamic vinegar, bay leaf, garlic and oregano and combine all ingredients well
  2. Spread the sheets of the aluminium foil cross wise on a working surface. Place the octopus in the centre and pour over the marinade.
  3. Fold the aluminium foil over the octopus but leave it loose so the air can circulate. Bake it for 1h and 15-30 minutes at 180°C and serve.

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About Fabulous Octopus, Cooked in its Juices

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Greek

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