Hi there, cooking octopus tonight what would be great to serve with it something healthy to and good for an athlete? And should the octopus be boiled or fried would you suggest?
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Definitely grill it--brush with a good olive oil.
Splash of fresh lemon juice when you serve the octopus. Serve a Village Greek salad--green pepper, tomato, cucumber, kalamatas, red onion, feta, sprinkle with Greek oregano and drizzle red wine vinegar and EVOO. Could add a simple orzo with a little butter and Ital. parsley OR orzo with roasted veggies would be healthier.
I usually braise octopus and then brush with olive oil and finish on the grill.
I usually braise octopus and then brush with olive oil and finish on the grill. I agree that a greek style salad goes with this.