Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine

Tako Poke

  • Level: Advanced
  • Total: 1 hr 10 min
  • Prep: 35 min
  • Inactive: 15 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Brush 1 tablespoon of the oil on the octopus (reserving the rest), season with salt and pepper, and add to a pot with enough water to cover. Simmer until the octopus is cooked through, about 20 minutes.
  2. In a medium bowl combine the remaining sesame oil with soy sauce, cucumber, scallions, chile, nori and salt.
  3. Remove octopus to a utility plate to drain and set aside until cool enough to handle. Remove the octopus head and legs, split in half, then slice and dice small.
  4. Fold octopus into cucumber/scallion mixture.
  5. Serve at room temperature as a salad.

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