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TAKOYAKI INSPIRED BY KILL LA KILL

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2 h

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6,605,534 views  Not even a fully-automatic money gun is enough to stop Mako Mankanshoku when she's got her heart set on Osakan street food - quite the contrary, it only fuels her appetite. Follow along with this week's easy-once-you-get-all-the-specialty-ingredients-and-equipment classic Japanese street snack, Takoyaki!

4 servings

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original

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INGREDIENTS

Octopus, cooked

Octopus, cooked

Baby Shrimp

Baby Shrimp

Sweet Corn

Sweet Corn

Kimchi

Kimchi

Edamame

Edamame

All Purpose Flour

120 g All Purpose Flour

Baking Powder

2 tsp Baking Powder

Salt

½ tsp Salt

Large Eggs

2 Large Eggs

Low Sodium Soy Sauce

1 tbsp Low Sodium Soy Sauce

Dashi Broth

1 ½ cups Dashi Broth

Scallions, chopped

Scallions, chopped

Bonito Flakes, powdered

Bonito Flakes, powdered

Red Pickled Ginger, chopped

Red Pickled Ginger, chopped

Tenkasu

Tenkasu

Okonomiyaki Sauce

Okonomiyaki Sauce

Japanese Mayo

Japanese Mayo

Aonori Powder

Aonori Powder

DIRECTIONS

1.

Begin by cutting your plain cooked octopus into bite-sized chunks, and set aside.

Octopus, cooked

Octopus, cooked

2.

In a mixing bowl combine the all purpose flour, baking powder and salt. Whisk to combine. Add the eggs, low sodium soy sauce, and dashi broth. Mix to combine.

All Purpose Flour

120 g All Purpose Flour

Baking Powder

2 tsp Baking Powder

Salt

½ tsp Salt

Large Eggs

2 Large Eggs

Low Sodium Soy Sauce

1 tbsp Low Sodium Soy Sauce

Dashi Broth

1 ½ cups Dashi Broth

3.

Heat your takoyaki pan over a medium high heat with some vegetable oil, making sure that each hole is coated.

4.

Add your batter and make sure every hole is filled before adding your primary fillings (octopus, baby shrimp, sweet corn, edamame or kimchi) right in the middle. Cover all batter with a sprinkling of bonito flakes, red pickled ginger, and tenkasu.

Bonito Flakes, powdered

Bonito Flakes, powdered

Red Pickled Ginger, chopped

Red Pickled Ginger, chopped

Tenkasu

Tenkasu

Scallions, chopped

Scallions, chopped

Octopus, cooked

Octopus, cooked

Baby Shrimp

Baby Shrimp

Sweet Corn

Sweet Corn

Edamame

Edamame

Kimchi

Kimchi

5.

Using a pair of chopsticks, get under each takoyaki and rotate about 90°, and then add some more supplemental batter to help them become more spherical.

6.

Flip the whole thing over being sure to tuck all the batter and bits in. Continue to turn and tuck until all the little bits until they are all round, golden brown, and crispy.

7.

Add to a plate and top with okonomiyaki sauce, japanese mayo, aonori, and bonito flakes.

Okonomiyaki Sauce

Okonomiyaki Sauce

Japanese Mayo

Japanese Mayo

Aonori Powder

Aonori Powder

Bonito Flakes, powdered

Bonito Flakes, powdered

Scallions, chopped

Scallions, chopped

8.

Serve and enjoy!

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