Octopus is one of the tastiest seafood varieties available for you to purchase from the market. You will love the overall experience that this meat will be able to provide to you. While enjoying octopus meat, you will also get the need to understand what part of octopus is the tastiest. That’s when you feel a bit adventurous to explore the meat and understand more about the delicious recipes that you can proceed to prepare with it.
We believe that octopus heat is the tastiest part that you can find among these animals. Therefore, any person who is keen to experience the best quality octopus meat should think about going forward with enjoying octopus heat.
Can you really eat octopus?
When you take a look at the octopus’ recipes available in the internet, you will notice that most of them are focusing on the tentacles. However, there is a possibility for you to prepare only the octopus head as well. Since it is the most delicious part that you can find in an octopus, you will be able to end up with receiving a completely unique experience out of what you prepare. Hence, you can proceed with the recipe without keeping any doubts or second thoughts in your mind.
Now you will come across the need to figure out how exactly the octopus head would taste like. As per the experience that we had with octopus head, we can say that it is not something slimy. You need to make sure that you are cooking the octopus head properly as well. This will provide you with the chance to get the best possible experience out of octopus at all times.
When you compare octopus meat taste with chicken, you will be able to notice numerous similarities. However, octopus head alone is much tastier when compared to chicken. Therefore, you should go ahead and try it at least for one time in your life. This recipe will be able to provide all the support that you need with trying out the recipe.
Steps to follow
You can purchase fresh or frozen octopus from the market and proceed with this recipe. Here are the steps that you will need to follow in order to get your job done with preparing octopus.
The very first thing you should do after getting octopus meat to your hands is to clean it properly. Make sure that you get the cleaning job done perfectly well as it can heavily contribute towards the overall experience that you may have along with octopus.
You will need to go ahead and make a deep incision in the ink sac of octopus. This should be done at the eye level. A kitchen knife will be able to provide all the support that you need with doing it. Then you will be able to cut out the eyes of the octopus as well. Make sure that you throw away those parts as you cannot consume them.
Now you will need to remove the beak of octopus meat. Along with that, make sure that you are properly removing ink that is located underneath the meat as well. Then you will have to turn the head of octopus inside out. This is where you will have to focus more on removing the intestines of the octopus. The intestines of your octopus would come out pretty easily. Then you will have to peel off skin, which you can find inside the head of octopus.
You have now completed most of the removing work. Therefore, you should go ahead and pour some salt on top of octopus meat that you prepare. This will be able to provide a great extra assistance with removing dirt from octopus meat. Along with that, you will also be able to reduce the slime coat that you can find in octopus body as well.
After pouring salt onto the octopus, you will need to massage it. While you do it, you need to make sure that salt is getting into every cranny and nook of the meat as well. This will be able to provide a great assistance to you with enhancing the tenderness of octopus meat that you are preparing. Once you are done with massaging octopus to enhance the tenderness, you will be able to clean it with running water.
Once you are done with cleaning the octopus with running water, you should take your kitchen hammer and beat it as well. This will provide you with the opportunity to make octopus meat even tender. This can deliver a better experience. Even if this step is optional, we strongly encourage you to go ahead with it. Then you can end up with receiving the best possible experience that is delivered to you along with octopus meat.
Now you will need to go head with the salt massage method. You will need to pay a lot of attention towards the head.
The next step is to place octopus in a pot and add water into it. Along with that, you should heat up the meat. While you are in the middle of the cooking process, you will be able to turn over the octopus meat that you prepare. This will help you to ensure that you are preparing the meat evenly to end up with getting the best tasting experience offered out of it.
You will have to boil octopus for a period of around 30 minutes. Then you can end up with getting the most delicious meat. You will be able to serve this meat along with a salad. Or else, you can use it and prepare many other dishes as well. Since you are preparing it with the help of octopus head, you will be able to end up with receiving a unique taste. You will be impressed with this unique taste offered on your way.