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0 Crispy Octopus and Edamame

Oct 08

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Unique way of preparing baby octopus. Perfect starter to any elegant meal and takes very little time. Trust me when you serve this you will see eyes light up and smiles.

Crispy Octopus and Edamame

On 08/10/2011 (Saturday) at 2:40 am by Benny.
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  • Prep Time:
    5 min
  • Cook Time:
    30 min
  • Ready Time:
    35 min


1 servings


  • 2 or 3 baby octopus per person
  • Benny's Teriyaki Sauce see ingrediants in recipe
  • one cup fresh edamame
  • tablespoon butter
  • chili rings slice fresh chilis
  • dashi (fish broth)
  • kosher salt and pepper


1. Baby Octopus braised 30 min in one cup soy, knob grated ginger, 3 garlic cloves chopped, tablespoon honey, 3 cups water,  drizzle sesame oil, then grilled until charred

2. Reduce braising liquid to syrup.

3. One cup fresh edamame, mix with equal parts dashi and bring to a boil, add knob of butter salt and pepper and blend return to heat reduce until thick check for seasoning

4. Plate putting edamame on bottom then octopus on top tentacle facing up, finish with chili ring and a dab of the reduced braising liquid




About Benny

MY BIO Benny Doro is a successful New York based businessman with over twenty years of experience in venture capital, early stage financing, entertainment media management and financial payment software development. In 2002, Mr. Doro became a partner in Marketview Financial Group, Inc. a private investment banking firm based on Wall Street. Mr. Doro has been instrumental in developing a number of projects from fruition thought funding through to taking them public. Mr. Doro is also a co- founder and Vice-President at Universal Vision Group, a leading provider e-commerce software providing international multi-currency pre-paid cards to both corporate users and consumers offering a complete Tier 1 pre-paid card issuer processing infrastructure. The company is also a e-commerce Payments Systems Provider with multiple banking relations and clients across America and internationally. Mr. Doro serves on the Board of Directors at Pyramid Media, Inc. (Pyramid Records), an entertainment company with multiple artists that provides major distribution through INgrooves Fontana and Universal Music Group Distribution, the largest distributor of music in the world. In 1995, Mr. Doro founded NextLevel Productions Inc., a multi-media advertising and marketing company. As CEO of the company, he managed multiple clients including negotiating content deals with artists such as Madonna, Van Halen, U2, KISS, Britney Spears, Jessica Simpson, and Sony Fanfire. In 2001, NextLevel merged with Wiremix Media Inc., and became the largest digital advertising company in the online gambling industry with over 65 clients. In 2002, Mr. Doro negotiated the sale of NextLevel to a publicly traded company. From 1985 to 2000, Mr. Doro performed in and managed a Rock and Roll band under the tutelage of Paul Stanley from KISS, which saw him performing in venues world-wide, while providing him with priceless insight into the entertainment and music industries

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