How to Make Eel Sauce at Home

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Eel sauce is not actually made of eel. This sauce is served alongside Japanese dishes like sushi. Natsume, Unagi or Kabayaki are some of its varieties. One of the main ingredients of Eel Sauce is mirin, a Japanese rice wine.

Eel Sauce

I once happened to visit a Japanese restaurant with my friend where we were served sushi and eel sauce. It was quite yummy. So i and my friend pledged to make it at our home. After a lot of researching, we made the Eel sauce and it turned out to be perfect, much to our happiness.

You need only 3 ingredients to get a fantastic sauce. And it is very quicker and easier to make. So, given below is the delicious Eel Sauce Recipe. But here are some other amazing recipes that you should definitely try.

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Ingredients Required for Eel Sauce Recipe

Soy sauce1/2 cup
White sugar1/2 cup
Mirin (Japanese sweet wine )1/2 cup

How much time will it take?

Preparation timeCooking timeTotal time
5 minutes10 minutes15 minutes

Eel Sauce Recipe

Eel Sauce recipe
  1. Take a small saucepan.
  2. Over medium heat, cook soy sauce, sugar and mirin.
  3. Keep stirring while it is being cooked until the liquid gets reduced to about 3/4 cup.
  4. Your sauce is ready.

Nutritional information of Eel Sauce Recipe

Sodium1203 mg
Potassium47 mg
Total carbohydrates24.5 gm
Dietary fiber0.2 gm
Proteins1.4 gm
Sugars23 gm
Calcium6 mg

How to Make Eel Sauce at Home | Video

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