Recipe Tip: Warm Octopus Salad

Recipe Tip: Warm Octopus Salad

Top Recipe for 4 Persons. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. Severin Corti demonstrates how to master octopus cookery.



    1. Step 1

      Bring a large pot of water to a boil with bay leaf and a clove of garlic, but do not salt it.
    2. Step 2

      Lower the octopus into it and simmer very gently over a low heat until tender. Ensure that the entire fish is covered with water. This can take half an hour to a whole hour depending on the size.
    3. Step 3

      Cut the celery into pieces about 1-1.5 cm thick. Coarsely chop the parsley, finely chop the oregano and very finely chop the garlic.
    4. Step 4

      Mix everything with the olive oil and the juice of one lemon in a bowl. Lift the octopus out of the cooking water, cut into small, bite-sized pieces (2-3cm) and mix with the dressing. Generously season with salt and pepper and let rest for ten minutes.
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