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Octopus Salad

This recipe for Octopus Salad has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

Orce Serrano Hams market a range of authentic Andalucian cured meats, in particular Serrano Hams, olive oils, vinegars and wines. The business is situated in the heart of the Andalucian countryside, which is the home of Serrano Hams, and ships direct from Spain. All of the products are locally produced with many being used in local restaurants and tapas bars where Serrano Ham is a great favourite. If you are looking for a taste of real Spain the Orce Serrano Hams can supply you with it!

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There's nothing better than fresh seafood, especially in a salad during the summer months. Buy a precooked octopus tentacle from your local fish shop (they are not expensive at all) to create a delightful, refreshing Andalucian style salad.

Ingredients for Octopus Salad

2 pre-cooked octopus tentacles
1 small tin sweet corn
2 large tomatoes
1 Iceberg lettuce
1/2 cucumber
Tin Artichoke hearts in vinegar
1 small red pepper
1 small green pepper
Green olives
Olive oil

How to make Octopus Salad

  • Wash the octopus tentacles and slice thickly
  • Wash and dry the lettuce and slice
  • Chop the tomatoes into large chunks
  • Peel the cucumber roughly and slice thickly
  • Wash and chop the green and red peppers into small chunks
  • Cut the artichoke hearts into four
  • Mix all the ingredients together in a large salad bowl, or on a large serving dish then add the sweet corn, mix again and drizzle with a little olive oil and top with the olives.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Makes a great summer lunch or evening starter.

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Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams