Ingredients

2kg large octopus tentacles
1 tsp white peppercorns
3 cups (750ml) olive oil
10 garlic cloves, peeled
3 fresh bay leaves
1 cup (250ml) verjuice
1/2 cup (125ml) lemon juice
1 tsp dried Greek oregano (Rigani)
Thinly sliced cucumber, torn black olives and flat-leaf parsley leaves, to serve

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 90°C to comfit octopus
2. Place octopus, peppercorns, oil, 5 garlic cloves and 1 bay leaf in a baking dish
3. Cover tightly with foil and place in oven for 5 hours or until tender
4. Remove from oven and cool completely in the oil
5. Place comfit octopus and 1 cup comfit oil in a 2 litre sterilised jar
6. Add verjuice, lemon juice, oregano, remaining garlic cloves, 2 bay leaves  
7. Add 200 ml of water seal with lid and set aside in a cool, dark place
8. Turn jar every 2 hours for 6 hours to pickle, chill until needed
9. Remove pickled octopus from jar and cut into large pieces
10. Serve with cucumber, olive, and parsley leaves

Sustainability

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Choosing Seafood

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Recipes

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