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How to Make Eel Sauce

It is quick and easy to make this delicious eel sauce.


  • Step 1: Combine ingredients Combine the mirin, soy sauce, and sugar in a small saucepan.
  • TIP: To lower sodium content, use low-sodium soy sauce.
  • Step 2: Turn heat to low Simmer the mixture on low heat, stirring. The sugar will completely dissolve.
  • Step 3: Cook mixture Cook the sauce until the liquid is reduced to about ¾ cup.
  • Step 4: Enjoy Enjoy the eel sauce over chicken, fish or sushi.
  • FACT: Did you know? Researchers have studied electric eels to develop artificial cells that could one day power medical implants.

You Will Need

  • u00bd c. mirin
  • u00bd c. soy sauce
  • u00bc c. sugar
  • Low sodium soy sauce (optional)

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