Pulpo A La Gallega Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Octopus (pulpo) prepared in the Galician style (a la gallega) is one of the most famous Spanish dishes.Polbo á feira, alternatively known as pulpo estilo feira, is a traditional Galician dish. This dish is prepared by first boiling the octopus inside a copper cauldron.

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Pulpo A La Gallega

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Ingredients for Pulpo A La Gallega Recipe

  • As required Coarse salt
  • 1 No.s Carrot
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 1 No.s Onion
  • As required A few black peppercorns
  • 6 No.s juniper berries
  • 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 4 No.s bay leaves
  • 1.13 kilogram octopus
  • As required A few Parsley
  • 1 No.s garlic clove
  • As required Salt and pepper
  • As required Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 No.s Lemon

Directions: Pulpo A La Gallega Recipe

step 1

  • STEP 1.First thing is to arrange the octopus.

step 2

  • STEP 2.This octopus is already clean out, that

step 3

  • STEP 3.S the pinnacle is totally empty out, but besides this you

step 4

  • STEP 4.Ll have to get rid of the eyes, and also the beak that is basically the teeth situated within the centre of the tentacles.

step 5

  • STEP 5.Take away the eyes with 2 cuts cutting a wedge round the eyes, and ordinarily after you take away the eyes, you will see the top of the beak just under.

step 6

  • STEP 6.With a little knife you

step 7

  • STEP 7.Ll be able to cut out the beak from the cut you

step 8

  • STEP 8.Ve got simply created.

step 9

  • STEP 9.Like this currently wash the octopus o.k. And so we will press on to cook it.

step 10

  • STEP 10.In a pot, add some water and so the onion in the buff and cut in 0.5, then in the buff carrot, the celery, peppercorns, juniper berries, and also the bay leaves.

step 11

  • STEP 11.Add a touch of salt and vinegar also.

step 12

  • STEP 12.Currently it is time to boil the octopus.

step 13

  • STEP 13.To urge the tentacles into an additional esthetically pleasing kind (you may also do that for octopus salad), you ought to curl the legs.

step 14

  • STEP 14.To do this, slowly submerge the tentacles within the boiling water till they start to curve up, like this. Very {little} by little, as you

step 15

  • STEP 15.Ll be able to see, the tentacles begin to curve. Dip the tentacles for a minimum of half dozen -- seven times or till they are terribly curled. Here we have a tendency to area units.

step 16

  • STEP 16.Currently at the ends of the tentacles area unit curled, you

step 17

  • STEP 17.Ll be able to submerge the octopus and let it simmer, not let the water return to a full boil. Simmer for a 0.5 hour for every pound of octopus, thus for this size, concerning associate in nursing hour about are fine.

step 18

  • STEP 18.When the octopus is broiled, drain it, let it cool and so you

step 19

  • STEP 19.Ll be able to cut it. Take away the pinnacle and cut it in 0.5, and so cut the octopus into 1/4ths. Currently we

step 20

  • STEP 20.Re able to place it within the bottle.

step 21

  • STEP 21.And here

step 22

  • STEP 22.S a way to make love.

step 23

  • STEP 23.Here

step 24

  • STEP 24.S the bottle, that for this quantity of octopus ought to be a couple of cubic decimeter unit} capacity.

step 25

  • STEP 25.If you have got a bigger octopus, merely use a bigger bottle, one and a 0.5 or a pair of litres reckoning on the dimensions.

step 26

  • STEP 26.1stof all, stop|bring to a halt|interrupt} the tapered end of the bottle and leave the straight half. Next, poke holes into the very cheap bottle victimization associate in nursing axe or the ends of a cut. Take care it does not slip and cut you.

step 27

  • STEP 27.Place the bottle into a bowl to catch the water from the octopus, and so place the octopus in. If you can, try and keep the tentacles curled within the bottle as a result of they

step 28

  • STEP 28.Re going to create an extremely nice cross-sectional once cut.

step 29

  • STEP 29.Add everything and so press all of the items down terribly firmly employing a pestle or one thing else seriousand wide enough to not pierce the octopus.

step 30

  • STEP 30.After you

step 31

  • STEP 31.Ve got ironed down the octopus and also the liquid has drained, it is time to shut the bottle. Cut the plastic vertically to the peak of the octopus, and so shut the bottle by folding the tabs to the centre.

step 32

  • STEP 32.Then you are able to wrap it in wrap o.k., and so let it chill within the refrigerator for a minimum of half dozen hours with a weight on prime to stay everything compact.

step 33

  • STEP 33.After half a dozen hours, you

step 34

  • STEP 34.Ll be able to take the octopus out of the bottle. Simply raise the tabs, and switch the bottle the wrong way up and also the octopus can slide out. Currently we

step 35

  • STEP 35.Re able to cut the slices -- use an electrical knife or a awfully sharp knife that may allow you to get the slices as skinny as doable.

step 36

  • STEP 36.Additionally you

step 37

  • STEP 37.Ll be able to prepare the dressing for the octopus -- juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Combine it along and it

step 38

  • STEP 38.S prepared.

step 39

  • STEP 39.Currently let

step 40

  • STEP 40.S cut our octopus.

step 41

  • STEP 41.Once you

step 42

  • STEP 42.Ve cut the octopus, serve it in real time, or place the slices within the refrigerator as a result of if they heat up they will kick off of form.

step 43

  • STEP 43.Now, finely mince the garlic and parsley and sprinkle it in and round the octopus.

step 44

  • STEP 44.Then drizzle it with the dressing.
calories per serving
15 g Fat173 g Protein25 g Carbs18 g FiberOther

Current Totals

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Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp