Octopus stuffed potato balls are an excellent appetizer for a get-together with friends, a dinner at home… or whenever you like!
The filling for the potato balls in this recipe includes mayonnaise and crispy fried onion, but you can also play with other fillings you like.
They’re not difficult to make, but it takes time, since the mix has to rest in order to shape them. But they’re well worth it — you won’t regret investing some time once you try them!
1 package precooked el Rey del Pulpo octopus
4 medium potatoes
One stick plus 3 tbs butter
3 egg yolks
2 onions (1 for the fried onion)
1 egg, beaten
Salt and black pepper
Oil for frying
Crispy fried onion is the perfect topping for dishes such as these octopus filled potato balls, or sandwiches and burgers. Plus, it’s easy to make and only takes 10 minutes.
8. Last, fry the stuffed potato balls. Heat plenty of olive oil in a frying pan. Add the balls and fry, turning to ensure they are cooked on all sides. When the potato balls are golden brown, remove from the heat and place on a paper towel-covered plate.
9. To serve, first put a teaspoon of mayonnaise on the plate, then place an octopus stuffed potato ball on top. Then, top with a bit of mayonnaise and finish each ball off with a pile of crispy fried onion.