Octodog Recipe

Octodogs are nothing but sausages shaped and cut into octopus legs. Octodogs or octopus hotdogs are good for kids lunch box. They look lovely and appetizing. This is another Japanese dish.
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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
MethodMain Ingredient


 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 547 Calories from Fat 431

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g73.5%

Saturated Fat 15.8 g79.2%

Trans Fat 0.4 g

Cholesterol 129.6 mg

Sodium 1144.8 mg47.7%

Total Carbohydrates 0 g

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 27 g54.3%

Vitamin A 2.7% Vitamin C 2.1%

Calcium 1.6% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Boil water to cook the sausages.
2. Before you the sausages, cut them in half.
3. Cut the bottom half into octopus legs.
4. Add the cut sausages into boiling water to cook.
5. Cook until the legs are curled.
6. Serve.

Editors Review

Looking for quick, easy and no-fuss recipe for your kids’ lunch box? Try this Octodog. This recipe from Japanese cuisine uses sausages shaped into octopus legs for cooking in boiled water. So simple na?