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Eel Sauce


Eel Sauce is also called Nitsume, Unagi or Kabayaki. It is a sweet and salty sauce that goes great over grilled fish or chicken and is a common drizzle over sushi.

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  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup mirin (Japanese sweet wine)


Servings 1
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Step 1

Heat soy sauce, sugar, and mirin into a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir until liquid is reduced to about 3/4 cup.

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