Order Contains 1 Whole Octopus. Tako is a Japanese word for wild caught octopus. Tanner's Fish Company selects the most desired type of octopus for use with sushi applications. The size is large and wide and the meat is very tender and sweet. Tako Octopus comes in 4.4 lbs. of whole tako (head and legs) that are fully cooked and seasoned, ready for serving. Tako Octopus is fantastic for sushi or Tako Poke and is great for putting on the grill.
Tako Octopus Whole are Pre-cooked. Octopus have several health benefits and can be prepared in various ways, making it a valuable addition to a balanced diet. It is a good source of calcium, potassium, phosphorus, selenium, vitamin C, vitamin A and several B vitamins, as well as some omega-3 fatty acids. Octopus live longer than squid, making them tougher and therefore a bit more tricky to prepare. But when prepared and cooked well, octopus can be delectable.