Question: Is Unagi sauce made of eel?

Is Unagi Sushi sauce made of eel? Unagi sauce is commonly referred to as eel sauce because of its traditional use – being drizzled over grilled eel or used in meals that feature grilled eel. The sauce itself is made with just 4 ingredients (and NO eel!): soy sauce, sake, sugar and mirin. Thats it!

Whats the difference between unagi sauce and eel sauce?

Produced from Mirin (sweet rice wine), sugar and sauce, it has the distinctive flavor of home-made eel sauce, with a similar thickness that makes it ideal for broiling eel, and using as a marinade or condiment. ...

Is unagi cooked eel?

Unagi is the Japanese word for eel, and this particular one-bowl donburi dish tops servings of white rice with fillets of freshly grilled eel, all seasoned with a homemade unagi sauce. Prepare on the barbecue during a hot summers day, or make on an oven grill in the evening.

Where is unagi sauce from?

Japanese What is Eel Sauce. Eel sauce is called Unagi no Tare (うなぎのたれ) in Japanese, and it is a thick and sweetened soy sauce.

Can you eat eel while pregnant?

Sushi that uses cooked fish and shellfish, such as crab, cooked prawns and cooked eel, is fine to eat while youre pregnant. Vegetarian sushi, which uses ingredients such as cooked egg or avocado, is also safe for you to eat when youre pregnant.

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