Spicy Stewed Octopus

In this dish, typically found along the Adriatic coast, the octopus is flavored with spicy peperoncino (or chili peppers), giving it an extra kick.
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90 min
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90 min
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  • 1 lb baby octopuses
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 onions
  • red chili pepper , t.t.
  • 1 ½ oz parsley
  • salt and pepper  t.t.
Preparation

Clean the octopus in salted water and rinse well. Saute in the finely chopped onion in a pan with oil and peperoncino.

Then add the octopus, parsley, and a pinch of salt and pepper.

 

Cover the pan with a lid and cook over low heat for 2 hours, stirring the octopus from time to time with a wooden spoon.

 

Add a little water and let evaporate. Serve warm.

 

 

Did you know that…

In the biography of the last Aztec emperor, Montezuma, it says that while he was a prisoner of Cortès he spent his time eating foods flavored with red chili peppers?

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