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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 ?
Ingredients
  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
Directions

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

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Braising
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Everyday

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