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Frozen Takoyaki Octopus Balls 300g

Enjoy the most famous Japanese street food, perfect as a casual lunch, snack or side dish. 

  • Pre-cooked 
  • Microwave for 2-3 minutes
Ingredients & Nutritional Information

Ingredients:
Water, Cabbage, Wheat flour (Gluten), Octopus [Octopus Membranaceus] (Molluscs) (6%), Green onion, Wheat gluten, Soybean oil, Chinese yam, White granulated sugar, Flavour enhancer: monosodium glutamate, Salt, Red ginger [Ginger, Water, Salt, Acidity regulator (Citric Acid), Cabbage red pigment], Soy Sauce [Water, Defatted soybeans, Wheat (Gluten), Salt], Emulsifier: Mono-and diglycerides of fatty acids.

Allergens:
See ingredients in bold.

Storage:
Keep frozen. Once defrosted keep refrigerated and consume within the same day. For the best product quality, immediate consumption after opening recommended. Do not re-freeze.

Nutritional Information (uncooked? ADD THIS?): 

 per 100g
Energy514kJ/ 123kcal
Fat4.2g
of which saturates0.8g
Carbohydrates17g
of which sugars5.6g
Fibre0.3g
Protein4.3g
Salt0.26g

Product of Origin:
China

How To Cook

Ways to prepare:

  • Microwave (800W): Place the 5 balls on the microwavable plate. Heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Deep Fry: Defrost in microwave for 3 minutes or at room temperature for 30-60 minutes. Deep fry in 175°C hot oil for 2-3 minutes. Or deep fry from frozen at 165°C to 170°C for about 5 minutes.
  • Pan fry:
    1. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a frying pan and add Yutaka Takoyaki Octopus Balls, allowing plenty of space between each piece.
    2. Sizzle until the balls are slightly browned (1-2 minutes).
    3. Add 40-50ml water. Cover the pan and cook for 5-6 minutes on a medium heat. Flip the balls from time to time.
    4. Remove the cover, and cook for one more minute for water to evaporate.

Did you know

Takoyaki octopus balls are round battered dough balls with pieces of octopus, often served with Takoyaki sauce (brown sauce similar to Worcester sauce), mayonnaise, dried bonito flakes, Aonori seaweed and pickled red ginger. Traditionally Takoyaki has been enjoyed the most at street food stalls “yatai” at Japanese festivals and is one of the most famous street food originated in Osaka.

Disclaimer

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