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Eels In Green Sauce

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Feel like cooking up a yummy and exotic seafood dish! Then Eels In Green Sauce is the perfect choice. You can prepare this delicious dish using this recipe and trust me the resulting dish is fantastic! Try this Eels In Green Sauce recipe!
  Fresh spinach 1⁄2 Pound, well trimmed (Or More)
  Sorrel 1⁄3 Pound, well trimmed (Or More)
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Eels 3 Pound, cleaned and cut into one and one half inch lengths
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Dry white wine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Finely chopped shallots 3 Tablespoon
  Chicken broth/Fish stock 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Fresh / Canned)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon (Of 1 Lemon)
  Chopped fresh thyme 2 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 2
  Finely chopped basil 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon slices 4

Rinse the spinach and sorrel and drain well.
Using a large sharp knife, slice the greens into very thin shreds.
This is called a chiffonade.
Heat the oil and butter in a large skillet and add the eels.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Cook, stirring carefully, about three minutes.
Drain the eels in a colander.
Add the wine and shallots to the skillet and simmer two minutes to reduce slightly.
Add eels, chicken broth, lemon juice and thyme; simmer five minutes.
Add the chiffonade of greens and simmer ten minutes longer.
Remove the skillet from the heat.
Beat the yolks with the basil, gradually adding a little hot broth from the skillet.
Add about one half cup broth in all.
Stir into the eels.
Return the skillet to heat and bring just to the boiling point, stirring and shaking the skillet.
Do not boil or the yolks might curdle.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Remove from the heat and chill.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3675 Calories from Fat 2270

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 254 g390.2%

Saturated Fat 64.1 g320.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2181.4 mg727.1%

Sodium 3113.5 mg129.7%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g14.1%

Dietary Fiber 16.9 g67.6%

Sugars 6.9 g

Protein 273 g545.2%

Vitamin A 1468.7% Vitamin C 467.8%

Calcium 77.9% Iron 129.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Eels In Green Sauce Recipe