The eel meat is made into a paste of fried eel with leek, which is very good and nourishing; the cut out of the eel bones are used to boil a pot of fresh fish soup, a super nutritious meal.
The eel has only one long spine all over its body, with few bones and tender and delicious meat. It can be steamed, stir-fried, or fried. The eel is very nutritious and nourishing. It is said to help blood flow from the perspective of Chinese medicine.
In addition to sauteing ginger and minced garlic when cooking eel meat, you can also add more rice wine, which can be used to remove fishy, but it can also increase the fragrance of the eel paste.
Ingredients of Stir fried eel:
5 slices of ginger
4 cloves of garlic
Chopped green onion and red pepper
1 tbsp cornstarch water/ cornstarch water
3 tablespoons of sauce
3 tablespoons of Zhenjiang vinegar/black vinegar
1 tbsp sugar
3 tablespoons rice wine
4 tablespoons of water
Sesame oil and pepper
1.Remove the internal organs of the eel, cut off the fish head and clean it.Eel bones are high in calcium and are very nutritious when used in soups. So when buying eel, remember to ask the fishmonger to keep the eel bones. )
2.Wash the leek and cut into strips; mince garlic; mince 2 slices of ginger.
3.Pour appropriate amount of water into the pot, add 3 slices of ginger and bring to a boil, turn off the heat, then add the cleaned eel and add 2 tablespoons of rice wine to soak for about 1 minute.
4.Take out the soaked eel, add salt, rub and wash, and wash away the mucus from the eel skin.
5.Then cut the washed eel into strips, and use kitchen paper towels to absorb the moisture after cutting.
6.Add about 2 cups of oil to the pot, heat it, add the eel meat and fry it quickly, scoop it up, and drain the oil. (After frying the eel meat, it can shrink the texture of the meat and make it more crispy.)
7.Pour out the oil in the pot, leave a little oil, take half of the minced garlic, and saute the minced ginger.
8.Then add the chopped leeks and eel shreds and stir-fry quickly over high heat. (Don’t fry the eel for too long, it will harden, the best time to fry is 2-3 minutes)
9.Then add all the seasoning 2 and continue to stir well.
10.Before serving, pour 1 tablespoon of cornstarch water to thicken.
11.Sprinkle sesame oil and pepper on the plate, add some minced garlic and green onion, and mix well when eating.
12.The fried eel is used to accompany rice and it is very delicious.
You can also add a delicious dish like this:
The cut out eel bone still had some fish attached to it, so I cut it and used it to make the soup. Basically, the fishmonger has processed the innards of the fish. I only add salt to clean the mucus on the surface, then add the cut eel bones, add a few slices of ginger and rice wine to fry them, then pour in some water and boil over high heat, then turn to medium-low Add a small amount of salt and simmer for about 15 minutes.
It can be cooked with vegetables or tofu. The eel bone can also be boiled with some red dates and angelica, and it becomes a nutritious soup for blood and body. The boiled soup base is delicious, and it doesn’t feel very fishy after drinking.