How To Make Octopus Sausage

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  • Octopus Sausage |

    When you need just one more item to fill your bento box (lunch box), these Octopus Sausages (Tako Sausages) can be a great dish.  Not only these are easy to make, the children love the shape of cute octopus in their bento box!

    Here’s an example of how I pack these little cute octopus in the lunch box (click HERE to read more).  Enjoy surprising your children at their lunch time!

    Cute Octopus Sausage Bento |

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    Octopus Sausage |
    How To Make Octopus Sausage
    Prep Time
    2 mins
    Cook Time
    3 mins
    Total Time
    5 mins
    Course: Appetizer, Bento, How to, Side Dish
    Servings: 2
    Author: Nami
    1. Gather all the ingredients.

      Japanese Sausage
    2. Japanese sausage are typically 3 inches, if your sausage is longer, cut sausage to 3 inch length. Holding sausage sideways and slice all way down one side. Rotate 90 degrees and slice again. Now the sausage have 4 "legs".
      Octopus Sausage 1
    3. Cut again between slits and you will end up with 8 legs. Hold the sausage so that the slits don’t open up when you slice through.
      Octopus Sausage 2
    4. In a small frying pan, heat a little bit of oil and cook sausages on medium heat. When the sausages are cooked through and the “legs” start to open up, remove from the heat and serve or pack in lunch box.
      Octopus Sausage 3
    5. Add sesame seeds for octopus eyes. 🙂
    Recipe Notes

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