Greek Simmered Octopus in Madeira Recipe

Serves/Makes: 8 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds small octopus, thawed if frozen
  • 5-6 onions
  • 1/2 apple
  • 3 ounces fresh ginger
  • 3 ounces dried apricots
  • 3 ounces seedless raisins
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup Madeira wine
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
How to cook Greek Simmered Octopus in Madeira:
  • Peel onions and cut into thick half rings. Heat the olive oil and butter in a deep skillet. Saute onions until transparent.
  • Wash thoroughly dried apricots and raisins; let dry.
  • Cut dried apricots in half lengthwise. Ginger peeled and cut into thin slices. Apple cut into slices.
  • Add sliced fruit and ginger to the skillet with sauteed onions and cook for a few minutes.
  • Wash the octopus and clean, if necessary; add to the skillet.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper, add the cinnamon sticks and stir.
  • Pour in Madeira wine; bring to a boil and simmer 3-4 minutes until tender (During cooking, you must periodically taste the octopus meat, once it is soft stop to cook. Don't overcook).
  • Serve the Greek Simmered Octopus in Madeira hot..
Greek Simmered Octopus in Madeira recipe
Greek Simmered Octopus in Madeira recipe
Greek Simmered Octopus in Madeira recipe
Greek Simmered Octopus in Madeira recipe

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The Greek Simmered Octopus in Madeira recipe easy to cook and so good!


This recipe for Greek Simmered Octopus in Madeira serves/makes: 8 servings

The Greek Simmered Octopus in Madeira recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Various Seafood (more Various Seafood recipes)
Preparation Method: Poached/Simmered (more Poached/Simmered recipes)
Cuisine: Greek (more Greek recipes)

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