It might look difficult to prepare but if you have tasted it in a Greek island and it was well prepared, then it is worth trying to cook it. It is considered a very famous Greek appetizer which is very often accompanied with Ouzo drink. There are many variations of this appetizer. We suggest you the following recipe. Two tips regarding octopus. Do not add too much salt become it is salty. It does not require any extra water on cooking because it has its own juice.
This is an appetizer plate that is served in the island of Lesvos. The portions of the ingredients are approximate. This recipe is for making around 20 pieces. It is considered a difficult dish to prepare.
Try this nice ouzo recipe. Can be easily halfed. In the cooked chicken balls of the picture we used half cream and half evaporated milk.
From Thalia Tsichlakis, AB magazine, Summer 2004. AB is the largest supermarket store in Greece.
This is a great appetizer. The success of the marinated fish lies on the freshness of the ingredients you use for marinating it. Another popular way to marinate little fish is to use vinegar instead of lemon.