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This Portuguese octopus with olive oil sauce recipe is very simple to make and very tasty, enjoy.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
1 h 30 min
Ready In:
1 h 40 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Octopus with Olive Oil Sauce Recipe

Portuguese Octopus with Olive Oil Sauce Recipe

Posted in: Fish / Seafood
Sep 11, 2017
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1 octopus, cleaned2 cloves of garlic, minced½ cup of olive oil4 tablespoons of lemon juice1 tablespoon of oreganoGround pepper (to taste).Salt (to taste) Get these ingredients & more Get ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  1. Cook the octopus for about 1 hour and 30 minutes in water until tender.
  2. To make the sauce, mix all the ingredients and spread over the octopus.
  3. Serve with boiled eggs, potatoes and steamed broccoli.
  4. Enjoy!
Recipe & Photo Credit: Manny Travassos
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