Fried Octopus 

(" Polpo Fritto" - "Purpu Frittu")




  • 2 lb. polpo cooked and cut into bite size pieces
  • 3 cloves of garlic-sliced
  • ¼ cup of olive oil
  • chopped parsley (small bunch)
  • few flakes of red pepper (Optional)
  • Salt, pepper
  • 1 lemon for garnish




In a large skillet heat the oil. Add sliced garlic and increase flame to high. Add polpo, half of the parsley and cook for about 3 minutes.
Add red peppers (optional), salt and pepper to taste.
Transfer it to a serving dish and garnish with remaining parsley and lemon wedges.
Serve preferably hot or warm.