Korean Spicy Octopus Recipe

Serves/Makes: 3 - 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 octopus, about 1 pound
  • 1/2 onion, slice 1/3 inch thick
  • 2 chilies, slice in a bias
  • 2 green onions, cut in a bias
  • 1 ounce carrot or 1/4 carrot, slice thinly
  • 4 shiitake mushrooms (pyo go beo seot), quartered

  • Marinade sauce:
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons Korean chili powder (gochugaru)
  • 1/4 cup Korean chili paste (gochoojang)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
How to cook Korean Spicy Octopus:
  • Wash octopus, cut the legs into 3 inches long, open head and take out inside, quarter the head. Drain well.
  • Mix all Marinade sauce ingredients.
  • Put everything in, mix with a hand. Let marinade for 10 minutes.
  • Heat the pan on a medium high heat, cook octopus for 3-4 minutes or until done.
  • If the heat is too high it will burn, if too low it will get soggy.
Korean Spicy Octopus recipe

Comment:

The Korean name for the Spicy Octopus with Vegetables recipe is Nak Ji Bok Eum.


This recipe for Korean Spicy Octopus serves/makes: 3 - 4

The Korean Spicy Octopus recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Various Seafood (more Various Seafood recipes)
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed (more Pan Fried/Sauteed recipes)
Cuisine: Korean (more Korean recipes)

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