Stir-Fried Octopus


  • One octopus
  • a stick of celery
  • half a red pepper
  • Ginger 5g
  • Appropriate amount of garlic
  • chicken essence
  • Salt
  • oyster sauce
  • soy sauce
  • balsamic vinegar
  • cooking wine
  • sauces


  1. Clean the washed octopus and cut it into small pieces for later use.

  2. Cut the red pepper into small pieces and set aside.

  3. Cut the washed celery into sections. Celery is the finishing touch of this dish. It has a refreshing taste and will not make the whole dish on the edge of being spicy.

  4. Cut the ginger into shreds.

  5. Adjust the sauce. The sauce is very important. If the sauce is adjusted well, the taste of the dish will be ideal. The main thing is to stir soy sauce, cooking wine, oyster sauce, and an appropriate amount of chicken essence.

  6. Heat the oil in a pan and stir-fry the shredded ginger until it becomes fragrant.

  7. Then put the processed octopus into the pot and stir fry

  8. Pour the sauce into the pot and continue to stir fry.

  9. Then add the celery.

  10. Put the red peppers into the pot and stir-fry.

  11. Add an appropriate amount of sauce for seasoning.

  12. Put a spoonful of chicken essence, and you can get out of the pot!


  1. Do not cut the octopus into too small pieces, because it will shrink when it encounters hot oil. Too small pieces are not only unsightly but also difficult to find.
  2. Do not continue to stir-fry celery after blanching. After blanching, the celery will not have a crunchy texture and will become soft vegetables, which will affect the taste.


Should I wash octopus before cooking?

There is a lot of mucus on the surface of the octopus, so it must be thoroughly cleaned, and the internal organs must be completely cleaned. The skin of octopus has a strong fishy smell, so if it is used for frying, you must tear off that layer of black skin.

Why do they wash octopus with flour?

Although there is not much worry about some smooth parts of the octopus, there are a lot of foreign objects on the octopus sucker, so rubbing and cleaning with flour is the key to dealing with the octopus.

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