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How to Freeze Octopus?

Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova
How to Freeze Octopus?

Octopus is a delicious delicacy, but unfortunately its shelf life is not very long. There are many ways to store it, but unfortunately not all of them are effective.

In this advice, we'll tell you how to freeze octopus. When you buy fresh octopus, you can store it in a box with a lid in the refrigerator.

You should not store the octopus at room temperature;

Freezing octopus

They can also be frozen, but once defrosted, freezing them again is not recommended. Before freezing, it is recommended that the octopus is boiled and cooled completely. When frozen, it preserves its flavor and structure much better.

The best way to freeze octopus is in boxes. It should not be frozen in plastic bags or cling film;

If you choose to freeze the octopus raw after it is defrosted, it becomes much tougher and loses some of its flavor.

Whatever storage method you choose for octopus or other seafood, it is best to keep it in boxes, because both octopus and other seafood quickly absorb the odors around them, resulting in a change in their taste qualities.

If you bought it already frozen, then you need to put it in the freezer as soon as possible after you buy it or defrost it and cook the octopus right away.

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