The octopus is one of the most popular fish products. It is a delicacy of Mediterranean cuisine and it provides excellent amounts of high biological value proteins. The octopus is hypocaloric and rich in vitamins and mineral salts such as iron, calcium, phosphorus and potassium.
Thanks to its nutritional composition, the octopus is a highly recommended food for those who follow low-calorie diets, but also for those suffering from dyslipidaemia, anaemia, and for those who want to increase their protein ration with high biological value.
How to prepare the octopus salad
Speaking of octopus, the first recipe that comes to mind is undoubtedly the salad, although the recipes and combinations with this precious mollusc are really a lot.
Prepare this which can be an appetizer or a second course, it is very simple, the important thing is not to cook the octopus for more than 30-35 minutes and on low heat.
Tradition wants it to be seasoned only with oil, salt, pepper and parsley, but you can add potatoes, tomatoes, other molluscs (such as cuttlefish crayfish, mussels).
So, the octopus is a healthy food but also a delight for the palate.
Come and try the octopus salad that we prepare at Cantina Do Spade, it will surprise you!