4/3/18

HOW TO MAKE OCTOPUS TAKOYAKI

 

ingredients:
1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour 
2 1/2 cups dashi broth...
2 eggs
1/2 pound boiled  octopus cut into  pieces
1/4 cup finely chopped green onion 
Optional: 1/4 cup Benishoga (preserved red ginger finely chopped)
Optional: 1/4 cup  small red shrimp
1-2 tablespoons Canola oil you could use olive or sesam oil too 
For Traditional Toppings:
Optional: Katsuobushi (dried bonito flakes)
Optional: Aonori (green seaweed powder)
Optional: prepared okonomiyaki sauce, Worchestershire sauce, takoyaki sauce, or tonkatsu sauce
instructions:


In a bowl,combine flour, dashi broth, and eggs. Mix until well incorporated. the batter should be similar to a cream 
cover each of the round molds in the takoyaki pan with canola oil preheat it 

Pour batter into the molds 
on top Put octopus, red ginger, green onion, and dried red shrimp in each mold.
Grill takoyaki balls,  cook it  about 3 to 4 minutes then 
flip  the ball over  Grill the other side of the takoyaki until golden brown.
when it's done place takoyaki on a plate.
Garnish the takoyaki with okonomiyaki sauce (or substitute sauce). Then add mayonnaise, sprinkle with dried bonito flakes and green aonori seaweed.




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