. Your Instant Pot â¦ As long as you braise it gently on low heat, until just tender, and then give it a nice sear before serving, you should be in great shape.Â This smoky braised octopus is great served with crusty roasted potatoes. Add comma separated list of ingredients to include in recipe. Cover bowl with plastic wrap when octopus and liquid are cool. Cook until octopus is tender enough that you can pierce the thick part of a tentacle with a paring knife with little resistance, about 1 hour; keep in mind that this time is a rough estimate, and the octopus may be done sooner or it may take longer, but it will get there. Today I cooked spicy seafood by adding Indonesian sambal sauce. For octopus, the glory IS the tentacle, which we offer whole or sliced. You don't need an old folk method like adding a wine cork to the pot; you don't need to beat the octopus against a rock (or with a meat pounder); and you definitely don't need to put it in the spin cycle of your washing machine (yes, some people do that). According to food science guru Harold McGee, the key to tender and flavorful octopus is instead blanching it for 30 seconds in boiling water and then baking it, covered, in an oven at 200 F for a few hours. Chicken Cacciatore With Mushrooms, Tomato, and Onion, Serious Eats' Halal Cart-Style Chicken and Rice With White SauceÂ. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Only thing I changed was I boiled the octopus for an hour before braising. 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