Fans of exotic seafood definitely have to visit Korea, where they can taste a lot of incredible dishes, including sannakji or live octopus. This dish is considered one of the most expensive delicacies in Korean restaurants. You can’t taste it everywhere. All restaurants that offer guests a dish have large aquariums in the room, where young octopuses swim. Guests can choose an animal for a dinner.
Sometimes, sannakji is cooked right in front of the guests. A live octopus is cut into small pieces, and then sprinkled with sesame seeds. After that simple manipulations, delicacy is ready to be eaten. Experienced gourmets recommended moving jaws actively as even after cutting an octopus continue to move and act with suckers. You can taste an unusual dish in restaurants that specialize in it or in some bars as a popular snack for drinks.
In some places, octopus is served whole that makes an appearance of the dish even more impressive. Sannakji is also considered quite a dangerous dish, not only because of the threat of contracting intestinal parasites. In recent years, several cases of suffocation were registered in Korea. Visitors of restaurants died due to the fact that the tentacles were stuck in the throat and blocked air. The last case of strangulation was registered in 2008 in the city of Gwangju. Next - Eskamoles Ant Eggs in Mexico Restaurants
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