Coming Up Fri 4:00 PM  AEST
Coming Up Live in 
Live
Greek radio

Octopus with pickled veggies and orange

Octopus and pickled vegetables with orange

Octopus and orange is an unusual combination, yet in this recipe it works well and cuts through the sourness of the pickled vegetables.

Octopus, pickled veg & orange

Ingredients

1kg large octopus legs

2 oranges, segmented (use blood oranges when in season)

1 onion, sliced

1 large carrot, sliced

1 fennel bulb, sliced (keep fronds for garnish)

Small bunch parsley, leaves picked from stems

Sprig of thyme, leaves picked from stems

 1 cup white wine vinegar

½ tsp salt

½ tsp sugar

 ½ cup extra virgin olive oil

2 tbs orange juice

1 tbs sherry vinegar

 Method

1. Cook octopus

Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil and place octopus in it to simmer for about 30 - 40 minutes until the meat is tender.  Drain, cool and remove any large bits of skin. Cut octopus into bite size pieces.

2. Pickle veg

Boil the kettle, place sliced onion, carrots and fennel in a colander in the sink and pour boiling water over it to slightly blanch it. Mix vinegar, salt and sugar and in a bowl and add the vegetables. Let marinate for at least 30 minutes before using.

3. Finish dish

Mix olive oil, orange juice, sherry vinegar and season with a bit of salt, to make dressing.

In a platter, arrange octopus pieces, pickled vegetables, orange segments and herbs. To serve, drizzle with the dressing and season to taste.

Follow SBS Greek on Facebook 

Listen to SBS Greek Podcasts here

 

Coming up next

# TITLE RELEASED TIME MORE
Octopus with pickled veggies and orange 11/01/2019 07:44 ...
Former deputy PM Tim Fischer dies, aged 73 22/08/2019 06:51 ...
Increased risk of power blackouts this summer 22/08/2019 06:44 ...
News in Greek - Thursday 22.8.19 22/08/2019 13:11 ...
Melbourne Archbishop stands by Pell, questions if victim was was abused by someone else 22/08/2019 05:07 ...
Brexit solution possible within '30 days' 22/08/2019 05:34 ...
India’s Skeleton Lake contains bones originated from Crete 22/08/2019 03:27 ...
Olympiacos thrashed Krasnodar 4-0 22/08/2019 05:31 ...
What is the link between stuttering and genetics? 21/08/2019 03:41 ...
News in Greek 21.8.19 21/08/2019 12:32 ...
View More