Octopus Fritters Recipe

Serves/Makes: 8


  • 2 small octopus (about 1 1/2 pounds each), cleaned
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup cooking oil
  • 2 yellow onions, peeled and minced
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup flour
How to cook Octopus Fritters:
  • Drip the octopus into a large kettle of rapidly boiling water and boil, uncovered, for 20 minutes.
  • Drain and plunge into ice water. Using a coarse brush, scrape away the purple skin. Cut off the legs and chop fine. Discard the head.
  • Mix together the onions, salt, eggs and flour to form a batter. Then stir in the minced octopus.
  • Shape into flat cakes about 3 inches in diameter. Heat the oil in a large, heavy skillet, and brown the octopus fritters well on each side.
  • Serve the Octopus Fritters hot with butter.


The Octopus Fritters recipe easy to prepare and so good!

This recipe for Octopus Fritters serves/makes: 8

The Octopus Fritters recipe is adopted from The American Indian Cooking & Herb Lore - 1973.

Main Ingredient: Various Seafood (more Various Seafood recipes)
Preparation Method: Deep Fried (more Deep Fried recipes)
Cuisine: American (more American recipes)

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