Spicy Baby Octopus

Unlike the name suggests, the baby octopus is a fully grown octopus. The sweet and spicy marinade adds an extra tang to its naturally tender and juicy texture. Don’t be intimidated by the baby octopus. It’s easy to handle and cooks quickly. If the baby octopus is hard to find near you, you can use squid as a substitute.

Ingredients:

1 lb of baby octopus

1 teaspoon of cooking oil

marinade

1 tablespoon of Spicy Korean Chili Paste

1 tablespoon of soy sauce

1 tablespoon of rice wine

1 tablespoon of sugar

1 tablespoon of garlic

1 teaspoon of finely grated ginger

1 tablespoon of sesame oil

Directions:

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Clean by rinsing baby octopus under cold running water.

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Combine all the marinade ingredients in a small bowl and mix.

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Add the baby octopus to the bowl and mix to coat well in the marinade. Marinate for at least 2 hours or overnight in the fridge.

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Heat cooking oil over medium-high heat. Add baby octopus and frequently stir for about 5 minutes. Plate and ready to serve.

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Spicy Baby Octopus

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Juicy, Tender, Spicy, and Sweet Baby Octopus

Unlike the name suggests, the baby octopus is a fully grown octopus. The sweet and spicy marinade adds an extra tang to its naturally tender and juicy texture. Don’t be intimidated by the baby octopus. It’s easy to handle and cooks quickly. If the baby octopus is hard to find near you, you can use squid as a substitute.


Credit: cookboldfood.com

Ingredients

1 lb of baby octopus
1 teaspoon of cooking oil

marinade
1 tablespoon of Spicy Korean Chili Paste
1 tablespoon of soy sauce
1 tablespoon of rice wine
1 tablespoon of sugar
1 tablespoon of garlic
1 teaspoon of finely grated ginger
1 tablespoon of sesame oil

Directions

1. Clean by rinsing baby octopus under cold running water.
2. Combine all the marinade ingredients in a small bowl and mix.
3. Add the baby octopus to the bowl and mix to coat well in the marinade. Marinate for at least 2 hours or overnight in the fridge.
4. Heat cooking oil over medium-high heat. Add baby octopus and frequently stir for about 5 minutes. Plate and ready to serve.

 

 

 

 

 

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