Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Marinated octopus

Tradition Greek style octopus in marinade.


  • 1/2 cup of lemon juice
  • 2 medium octopus
  • 1 cup of olive oil
  • 1 large, yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of pepper
  • 2 teaspoons of rosemary
  • 1 cup of white vinegar
Marinated octopus

Marinated octopus


  • Place octopus in a large pan with plenty of water and boil for 2 hours.
  • Remove from heat; wash and remove the skin.
  • Cut in desired size pieces.
  • In a bowl, combine all the ingredients, except the lemon juice, and add octopus.
  • Mix well, cover, and refrigerate for several hours or overnight.
  • When ready to serve, stir in the lemon juice.

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