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▷ Grilled Grilled Octopus with Roasted Potato: Elegant Flavor

by Pedro Manzanares Cardoso 30 Aug 2023 0 Comments
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Grilled Octopus Rejo with Roasted Potato is a delicious and authentic recipe from the coast of Huelva that combines the tender texture of octopus with the smoky flavor of the grill. This preparation highlights the flavors of the sea and the land, creating a balanced dish full of nuances.

Ingredients for Grilled Octopus Rejo with Roasted Potato

  • 1 fresh octopus, cleaned and thawed
  • 4 large potatoes
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • sweet paprika
  • garlic powder
  • chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Elaboration of Grilled Octopus Rejo with Roasted Potato

  1. Cook the potatoes in salted water until tender. Then, cut them in half and make slits at the top.
  2. In a bowl, mix extra virgin olive oil, sweet paprika, garlic powder, chopped fresh parsley, salt and pepper.
  3. Marinate the octopus in the mixture of oil and spices for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Prepare the grill or charcoal over medium-high heat.
  5. Place the octopus on the grill and cook for a few minutes on each side, until golden brown and with grill marks.
  6. Meanwhile, place the potatoes on the grill cut side down and cook until golden brown and crispy.
  7. Serve the Grilled Octopus Rejo with the Roasted Potatoes on individual plates, drizzling with a little more of the oil and spice mixture.

Tips to Enjoy Grilled Octopus Rejo with Roasted Potato to the Fullest

Preparation Tips

  • To soften the octopus, you can hit it against a hard surface before marinating it.
  • Use quality wood or charcoal for an authentic, smoky flavor.

Tasting Tips

  • Accompany the dish with a fresh salad to balance the intense flavors.
  • Serve with a homemade aioli sauce or a lemon vinaigrette to enhance the flavors.

Conclusion of Grilled Octopus Rejo with Roasted Potato

The Grilled Octopus Rejo with Roasted Potato is a sample of how the technique of grilling can enhance fresh and local ingredients. This recipe pays homage to the culinary tradition of Huelva by combining the softness of octopus with the rusticity of roasted potatoes. Each bite is an explosion of flavors and textures that transports diners to the Huelva coast, where smoky aromas and authentic ingredients come together in a satisfying feast.

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