Pulpo a la Plancha

Octopus on the Grill

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Preparation info

  • 8

    Medias Raciones
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

MoVida Rustica

By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2009

  • About

THE PEOPLE YOU BUMP INTO! I MET A FISHMONGER IN THE CAMBADOS FISH MARKET, JOSEF REI, WHO USED TO WORK AS A CANE-CUTTER IN NORTHERN QUEENSLAND. HE MISSED THE GALICIAN WINTER AND WENT BACK TO LIVE IN SPAIN BUT WAS STILL THRILLED TO SEE AN AUSTRALIAN. HE WANTED TO GIVE ME SOME AMAZINGLY BEAUTIFUL BABY MACKEREL. I SAID I HAD NOWHERE TO COOK THEM, SO INSTEAD HE GAVE ME THIS RECIPE FOR COOKING OCTOPUS, WHICH HE REFERRED TO AS ‘GALICIA’S NATIONAL FISH’. ITS SIMPLICITY PRODUCES ONE OF THE MOST FLAV