Jjukkumi - Nutrition is provided from baby octopus
Jjukkumi is one of Korea's unique "delicacies" because of its nutrients as well as the sweetness of its meat. The ordinary baby octopus will be marinated with red pepper sauce "gochugaru" then stir fry. Eating with octopus also includes samgyeopsal or shiso and, of course, the soju that people are used to drinking every day in Seoul.
Octopus, especially the baby octopus, is an extremely wonderful seafood, not only because of the crisp sweetness of the sweet basil, which gives the absolute deliciousness to the dishes processed from it like Jjukkumi, but also Is an extremely nutritious food, has a physical effect. With Hancook, let's take a look at some of the nutritional benefits that octopus offers!
Octopus is a delicious and nutritious seafood
- Nutritional supplements
Fresh octopus meat has high nutritional value, supplying essential vitamins A, B1, B2, C and some minerals such as phosphorus, calcium, iron, copper, zinc, iodine ... Development of the body and brain. In addition, octopus meat is low in fat, suitable for athletes who want to lose weight.
- Strengthen resistance
Octopus contains abundant calcium, potassium, phosphorus, vitamins and some omega-3 fatty acids should be able to increase resistance, help prevent disease.
- Good for the digestive system
Octopus contains a lot of selenium, so it is good for protein metabolism to make digestion easier. In addition, selenium also acts as an antioxidant, which can eliminate free radicals that harm the body.
According to the Linus Pauling Institute, our body needs 55 micrograms of selenium per day, while 85 grams of octopus can provide about 75 micrograms of this nutrient.
- Strengthen metabolism
The octopus contains vitamin B12, which is essential for metabolism, producing new red blood cells and supporting daily brain function. Our body needs an average of 2.4 micrograms of vitamin B12 per day, consuming 85 grams of octopus, which will produce 30 micrograms of vitamin B12.
Octopus dishes bring many health benefits
Because it is both delicious and has many important health benefits, Jjukkumi (octopus) is considered one of the "delicious delicacy" of Korea. The ordinary baby octopus will be marinated with red pepper sauce "gochugaru" then stir fry. This dish is notorious for its spicy, even for locals who like to eat spicy food. Eat with the octopus also have samgyeopsal or shiso and, of course, the soju that everyone is used to drinking every day in Seoul. As for Jjukkumi at Hancook Cafe & Food, baby octopus is fried in a pan with Gochujang sauce. Gochujang is a hot and sour sauce, especially the Hancook sauce, which contains a unique secret that offers an unforgettable taste.
More specifically, at Hancook Cafe & Food also provides customers with a Jjukkumi combo that includes a Jjukkumi part that will make diners feel "overwhelmed" by its "majestic" level. Comes with it is a chicken dish SALAD, Kimchi, Vegetable, ... and spices, accompanied sauces. The current price is only 260,000 dong, so "too cheap for a love" with Jjukkumi!