How to Clean and Prepare Octopus

Those days are over when you needed to clean octopus with salt. Try this alternative simple idea and from now on, cooking octopus will be a walk in the park.

Recipe By: Purihirunesan (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/56)
Serves 何でも

Ingredients

Fresh octopus size of your hand
Cornflour or potato starch 1 tbsp

Method

1
It's hard to handle octopus because of its ink and sliminess. You'll need a tbsp potato starch or cornflour for 1 cup of octopus.

slime
2
Powder, dirt and slime are probably all mixed in and absorbed, so keep rubbing for a good 2 minutes, including the tentacles.
3
Rinse well with water.
4
Here you go - that's it. If you rub the octopus with salt, it will absorb it and could become too salty, even if you wash it well.
5
See the movie on instagram.
https://instagram.com/p/BTNHu8pD0Ru/

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How to Clean and Prepare Octopus

Those days are over when you needed to clean octopus with salt. Try this alternative simple idea and from now on, cooking octopus will be a walk in the park.

Recipe By: Purihirunesan (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/56)

Serves 何でも

Ingredients

Fresh octopus size of your hand
Cornflour or potato starch 1 tbsp

How to Clean and Prepare Octopus

Recipe ID :2638 Posted on 15 MAY 2017

Serves 何でも

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Those days are over when you needed to clean octopus with salt. Try this alternative simple idea and from now on, cooking octopus will be a walk in the park.

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Ingredients

Method

1
It's hard to handle octopus because of its ink and sliminess. You'll need a tbsp potato starch or cornflour for 1 cup of octopus.

slime
2
Powder, dirt and slime are probably all mixed in and absorbed, so keep rubbing for a good 2 minutes, including the tentacles.
3
Rinse well with water.
4
Here you go - that's it. If you rub the octopus with salt, it will absorb it and could become too salty, even if you wash it well.
5
See the movie on instagram.
https://instagram.com/p/BTNHu8pD0Ru/

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