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Korean Style Spicy Octopus Nakji Bokkeum

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  Frozen octopus 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Unthawed)
  Sesame oil 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Cabbage 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onion 1
  Mushrooms 4
  Zucchini 1
  Green onions 3
  Hot pepper paste 2 Tablespoon
  Hot pepper flakes 1 Tablespoon
  Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon

- Cut octopus into bite size pieces.
- Rub the octopus with flour or salt and rinse 2 times in cold water. Then let it drain.
- Slice all the vegetables thinly.
- Bring water to a boil and boil the octopus for about a minute and then rinse.
- Turn stove on high heat and put oil and garlic into the frying pan.
- Quickly fry the vegetables and add soy sauce to taste. Add the rest of the ingredients for the sauce.
- Add the octopus to the cooked vegetables.
-Garnish with sesame seed and sesame oil.


Recipe Summary

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Korean Stir Fried Octopus
If you are forever game for trying something new and exotic in your kitchen, this Korean dish could add to your culinary adventure. Not that this dish is anything queer, octopus stir fry is quite a regular thing in Korean cuisine. In this video, Anna Kim tells you how you too can try replicating the dish in confines of your kitchen. A must-try for all culinary freaks.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 204 Calories from Fat 56

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.8%

Saturated Fat 0.97 g4.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 28.8 mg9.6%

Sodium 921.3 mg38.4%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.6%

Dietary Fiber 5.2 g20.8%

Sugars 11.5 g

Protein 13 g25.5%

Vitamin A 50.9% Vitamin C 48.1%

Calcium 7.7% Iron 28.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


healthyeating's picture
i never tasted octopus...though the recipe seems to be simple, i am a bit excited to taste octopus. can't resist more...i am gonna try this octopus recipe very soon..!!
Idahoberry's picture
I loved this recipe! The sauce is awesome! My whole family liked it.
jpark921's picture
Very well done! You remind me of my mom. Thanks for making this video.
Korean Style Spicy Octopus Nakji Bokkeum Recipe Video, Korean Stir Fried Octopus