Ways of Preparing a Chinese Octopus


Octopus Japanese Recipe

You would agree that preparing only one dish with an octopus is boring but, using it to prepare other amazing dishes is certainly twice the fun. Let’s look at some of the best recipes for preparing a Chinese octopus.

Fried Octopus with Garlic

A tree in the dark

This is an incredible recipe that unlocks all the richness of the octopus and garlic mixture.

Ingredients

Octopus

⅘ cups of white wine

4 cloves of garlic

Olive oil

Lemon juice from 1 lemon

Fresh parsley

Fresh basil.

Steps:

Boil the whole octopus with lemon juice after cleaning it for about 50 minutes.

When it has gotten to your desired texture, remove from the water, and let it cool down enough to be cut into small pieces.

Into a pot or pan, heat a generous amount of oil.

Add the octopus, chopped garlic, wine, and onion. Fry until the liquid is well soaked up.

For the icing on the cake, add the fresh parsley and basil leaves, and serve.

Spicy Stir-Fried Octopus

Hearing the name of this dish alone is mouthwatering. It is made from the finest selected list of ingredients.

Ingredients:

Octopus

Onion

2 green onions

1 cup zucchini strips

½ cup of carrot

1 red or green pepper

Sauce

1 cup of mushroom(optional)

2 ½ tbsp chili paste

2 tbsp chili powder

1 tbsp soy sauce

2 tbsp sesame oil

1 tbsp sesame seeds

2 tbsp shredded garlic.

Steps:

Sort out all the ingredients and chop the vegetables.

Wash and butcher the octopus if it is still a whole.

Prepare the sauce

Marinade the octopus with the sauce for about 10 minutes.

In a pan add some oil, pour the marinated octopus, and stir fry until properly cooked.

Boiled Fresh Octopus

For this recipe, time is a major determinant for a tender, succulent, and delicious octopus.

Ingredients:

Octopus

Water

Salt.

Steps:

Wash the octopus thoroughly and towel dry it

Place a big pot of water over a source of heat and let it come to a boil.

Into the pot, the octopus goes to cook for roughly an hour or until its hard skin becomes soft.

Sift and put it into a bowl or container then into the refrigerator until it is required.

Chinese Celery and Octopus

The Chinese celery is an accessory to this dish. Its unique taste blends with those of the other ingredients to produce this food.

Ingredients:

1 pound octopus

1 bunch of Chinese celery

2 tomatoes

2 tbsp of fish sauce

3 tbsp of sriracha

Lemon juice

1 onion

Steps:

Wash the octopus and chop the vegetables

Marinade the octopus in sriracha, fish sauce, and lemon juice for about 30 minutes.

In a heated pan saute the onion and celery to be soft but crunchy

Add the marinated octopus to the pan and combine. Stir until fairly cooked.

Create space for the tomatoes- which are usually the last ingredient- in the pan. Incorporate and let it steam for about 5 minutes.

Serve hot with a cold drink.

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