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Braised Eels

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These Braised eels make a fabulous meal ! Eel dishes being one of the most popular of the Cantonese and Shanghai cusines, I'm sure you'll love this culinary masterpiece from the region. Your suggestions for this Braised Eel are welcome ! Did you know the Korean men eat an eel for stamina ?
  Eels 1 Pound
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1⁄2 Clove (2.5 gm)
  Ginger slice 4
  Onions 2 , sliced
  Mushrooms 8 , soaked and sliced
  Sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Water 4 Tablespoon

Cut the eels into 2 inch lengths and rub with salt and pepper.
Heat a pan with the oil and saute the garlic for 1 minute and discard.
Saute the eels in the pan till they are brown.
Transfer them into a saucepan and add ginger, onions, mushrooms, sherry and water.
Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
Mix the ingredients for the marinade and add to the liquid and simmer for 5 minutes more.
Stir once or twice and season with pepper and salt to taste.
Serve hot in a shallow bowl.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1345 Calories from Fat 750

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 84 g128.9%

Saturated Fat 14.8 g74%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 571.5 mg190.5%

Sodium 3236.3 mg134.8%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.3%

Dietary Fiber 6.6 g26.4%

Sugars 14.4 g

Protein 92 g184.9%

Vitamin A 315.5% Vitamin C 54.5%

Calcium 16.8% Iron 22.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Braised Eels Recipe