Octopus ‘à lagareiro’ (octopus with potatoes in the oven)

2012-11-07
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 1:10 h
  • Ready In : 1:15 h
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A very tasty typical Portuguese recipe, cooked octopus that goes in the oven with jacket potatoes, seasoned with garlics, drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with chopped coriander.

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Ingredients

  • 1 kg / (2 1/4 pounds) octopus
  • 1 small onion
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 1.2 kg / (2 2/3 pounds) potatoes
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 1 sprig of parsley
  • Coriander (to taste)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 150 ml / (1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons) olive oil

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. Clean and wash the octopus. Place it in a pressure cooker with water seasoned with a sprig of parsley and a unpeeled onion. Leave to cook about 35 minutes. When the octopus is cooked, remove to a plate and set aside.

    Step 2


    1. Wash the unpeeled potatoes. Place the potatoes in a pan with water seasoned with a little salt and cook. When they are cooked, place them on a plate.

    Step 3


    1. Place the octopus and the potatoes in a glass baking dish. Season with the chopped garlics and the bay leaf. Drizzle with olive oil and bring to preheated oven at 180°C / (350ºF) about 30 to 35 minutes. Once in a while drizzle with their own sauce.

    Step 4


    1. Turn off the oven and sprinkle with chopped coriander.
    2. Our recipe has been featured on Momondo.com

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings):

Calories: 733
 
Total Fat: 38.5 g(59%)
 
Saturated Fat: 5 g(26%)
 
Cholesterol: 0 mg(0%)
 
Sodium: 58 mg(2%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 50.5 g(17%)
 
Protein: 48 g
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  1. posted by Holly on 2015/10/24

    Just came back from Portugal & ate this three times during my trip. I love it. Heading to the store today to get octopus and try your recipe.

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