Lagareiro Style Octopus is a delicious meal that you can easily cook at your home.
Cook frozen octopus in pressure cooker with 1 tbsp water, whole onion, bay leaf and salt during 20 minutes. (from the time is reaches pressure) or in a pot over low heat until tender. Cut into large chunks and reserve.
Preheat oven to 350º F . Wash the potatoes and boil in salted water during 5 minutes. Bake in the oven until lightly roasted (about 20 minutes), then remove from the oven and punch each of them.
In a serving dish, put together octopus, potatoes, small onion, garlic and a generous amount of portuguese olive oil: about ½ inch in helight. Put back in the oven for final roasting (about 20 minutes).
Sprinkle with cilantro or parsleu and serve the Lagereiro Style Octopus dish. Have a nice meal!
Ingredients of Lagareiro Style Octopus
4 lb octopus, frozen
2 lb small and hard pototoes unpeeled
2 onions ( 1 medium sized, whole plus 1 small, sliced).
4 garlic cloves sliced
1 bunch fresh parsley or cilantro chopped
1 bay leaf
Portuguese Olive Oil and salt to taste