Raw Octopus - Polpo Crudo
Polpo Crudo (Raw Octopus)... the Italian Sushi!?
For 2 Person(s)
For the Octopus:
- 1 pound very fresh small tenderized octopus
- 2 lemons
- extra virgin olive oil
- salt & black pepper
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- Wash the octopus in cold fresh water and a pinch of salt.
- Cut the tentacles in pieces about 1 inch long.
- Slice the head in small circles.
- Put the sliced octopus in a deep dish.
- Squeeze the juice of the two lemons on the octopus.
- Add 4 Tbs of EV olive oil and a generous sprinkle of black pepper.
- Refrigerate for 15 minutes and serve.
PS: The octopus must be absolutely fresh... or don't even try this recipe!
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