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How to Poach an Octopus

Lecture no. 5 from the course: Cooking Basics: What Everyone Should Know

How to Poach an Octopus

Taught by Professor Sean Kahlenberg | 26 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses

In this lesson, you’ll learn a dual-cooking method for preparing octopus—poaching and sautéing—for just the right flavor and consistency, as well as how to cut and plate the octopus. Your meal is completed with fingerling potatoes and a Spanish romesco sauce.