The chilli octopus

Ingredients (4 people)

1 Octopus of about 2 kg
1 small onion
2 Dl. of extra virgin olive oil
Cayenne paprika
1 chilli
6 small potatoes
Rock salt

Clean the octopus to take off the slime and hit to tenderise. Heat water to boil and add the octopus with the onion dipping in the water 2 or 3 times. Leave to cook during 45 minutes, pierce and when soft take out of the water. Boil the potatoes at a medium heat cleaned but with skin on. Cut the octopus in pieces not very thick with scissors and put to one side the peeled potatoes. In a frying pan fry the chopped garlic and the chilli in oil.
Place the octopus on a plate surrounded by the potatoes cut in slices, salt, sprinkle with paprika
And pour the fried mixture of garlic and chilli over the octopus.