Ingredients

500g octopus or baby octopus cleaned
1 onion cut into wedges
8 cups of water
1 teaspoon of cloves
2 garlic cloves
5 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
4 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes, or to taste
1 tablespoon salt (for boiling octopus)
Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

1. Put onions cloves 1 tablespoon salt in large saucepan with water bring the boil
2. Use large metal strainer, dip octopus in and out of boiling liquid at least 3 times
3. Returning water to boil between each re-dipping helps octopus become tender
4. If you don’t have a metal strainer, use tongs to dip
5. Completely immerse octopus in the liquid cook very gently for about an hour
6. I used baby octopus which was ready in about an hour
7. Larger octopus may take 90 minutes of gentle cooking before tender
8. Cool in liquid drain cut into bite size pieces and place in a non metallic bowl
9. Mix oil, parsley, garlic, vinegar, pepper flakes, salt, black pepper to taste in bowl with octopus
10. Mix well, cover, and chill for a few hours or overnight
11. Serve with crusty bread to mop up juices

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