Galicia Octopus and Potatoes

Galicia Octopus and Potatoes

This is a quick and delicious tapas recipe! The key is the fragrant anchovies and garlic sautéed in olive oil. The paprika powder really takes it over the top!

Ingredients: 2 servings

Boiled octopus
200 g
★Garlic (finely chopped)
2 cloves
★Anchovies (finely chopped)
1 filet
◎Paprika powder
2 teaspoons
1/2 teaspoon
a small amount


1. Heat olive oil in a pot, then add the ★ ingredients and sauté until fragrant.
2. Cut the potatoes into 2 cm chunks, plate, wrap with plastic wrap, and heat in a microwave at 600 W for 5 minutes. Lightly boil the octopus.
3. Add the microwave-steamed potatoes and boiled octopus to the pot and mix well with the ★ ingredients. Cover with a lid and steam over low heat for 5 minutes. Be careful not to let it burn.
4. Open the lid and season with the ingredients. Leave the lid off for a while to let the moisture of the potatoes to evaporate while stirring over low heat. Okay, it's done! That was easy!

Story Behind this Recipe

I love Spanish cuisine, so I wanted to make something to go with wine. This is the ultimate version with anchovies that I arrived at after many tries. This is a delicious drinking snack.