If we start with uncooked octopus, it is preferable to freeze it before cooking. To cook it, bring a pot with plenty of salty water and a bay leaf to a boil. Scare him a few times and then completely submerge him. Lower the heat so that it does not bubble too much and cook for about 40-45 minutes.
Cool with ice cold water, drain and pat dry. There are people who do not like suction cups that are too big, so you can cut the ones that stick out a bit. Cut octopus leg sliced not very thick and season.
Peel the avocado and remove the bone. Cut into cubes. Cut the red onion into very fine julienne strips, using a mandolin or a good knife. Cut the tomato into small cubes, discarding the seeds. Mix all the ingredientss adding chopped parsley or coriander, season with lime juice and olive oil to taste.
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With what to accompany the salad
Mount this octopus and avocado salad It is made in a moment, so it is advisable to prepare it when we are going to serve it, so that the avocado does not lose texture or color. We can have the octopus ready in advance or buy the leg directly already cooked, especially if there are few of us at home. Depending on the size of the servings it can be a first course from a fresh menu, or a light and nutritious single course dinner.