unagi and egg don recipe

This same grilled unagi is also served over a bed of rice as a main course, and this comes in two varieties, called unaju and unagi donburi. One of my favorite Japanese meals is Unadon! Thanks so much for your information, Tobias! can I kept overnight and make it a lunch for tomorrow? And yes, this unagi is a product of China. However, there were many little bones. Yay! xo. Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 unagi … Thank you. I’m so happy to hear you enjoy this dish at home! If you like Unagi you may enjoy this variation. I’m so sad too! Yuko has lived in three US cities (Miami, San Francisco, San Diego) for almost 20 years and worked in computer software industry for a long time. The precooked eel is definitely the easiest I can think of. Hi Nami, Wow! I can’t read Japanese — is there a way to tell if there are bones are not? When I worked @ Ninja Japanese restaurant in Nola the chefs would put eel filets in the toaster oven skin side up to make the skin crispy. Next time I will buy it as I’m sure it’s superior. I haven’t tried it but I think it’s similar enough… Let me know if you try! 3. I’ve had an eel box from wholefoods and the skin was very chewy. A already opened vacuumed eel. Thanks for stopping by again to write feedback. I tried two types and definitely noticed the different in the skin. It meant a lot to me! I used to eat unagi donburi. The unagi texture is very different from Japanese unagi and unagi from other countries. I love all your Japanese published recipe. Hitsumabushi will let you experience three different ways to enjoy unagi, freshwater eels. It is easy to follow and delicious! Hi Fen! Sauce was excellent and very flavorful. Once boiling, reduce heat to the low heat/simmer and continue simmering for 10 minutes, or until the sauce slightly thickens. Hi hfriday! Cut unagi fillet into 4 pieces and place them on the baking sheet lined with aluminum foil. You don’t need to remove the sauce as the sauce is not that much to begin with. Hi Erin! To be honest, I’ve never cooked raw eel before. Hi Jolene! She learned most of her cooking skills by watching and helping her grandmother and mother in the kitchen. Put the rice in a small saucepan with the rice vinegar and 1 1/2 cups water. Hello Nami, this looks absolutely fabulous! Hi Steve! xoxo. Here is a very simple demonstration for you guys to make a healthy sushi roll. The authentic Japanese unage was priced at $29.99 for the 300 gm pack. How long does a batch of your unagi sauce keep in the refrigerator? Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. If you cannot find them in refrigerator, I was thinking maybe not too many demand in your area… but they might possibly carry it as frozen. This means that placing an Eel and Lichen into any recipe will always result in Unagi. Bring some of the most loved flavours in Japanese summertime cuisine to your home with this easy Hello, thanks for the recipe. Good point. Julienne the egg into thin strips. 2. (I love Unagi Nigiri so much, but they are so… small. What type of fish can you recommended for sustitute? Maybe if I had bought the expensive one, it wouldn’t have had bones. The style of cooking unagi is called kabayaki (蒲焼), similar to Teriyaki. If you are able to find Japanese unagi in your local market, you are in for a real treat! Thanks for the great recipe – very easy to follow. In this recipe, one can distinctly taste the unagi and could be appreciated more. Hi Nami, Are you using salt water eel? . Arigato, arigato, arigato!!! Thank you so much for your information, Hanaconda! I’ll will update with the result. Thanks a lot for all the work you put into this! Another suggestion that I learned from a restaurant here in Little Tokyo (LA) … add slices of avocado. Other cuts of meat it might work well with? Don (donburi) means a bowl, and Donburi dishes are a popular kind of casual rice dish in Japan. Thanks. What a thrill for me to see this recipe today! Hi Tobias! Hi Melanie, This recipe is plenty amount for 320g ell fillet. Hope this helps! The aroma of the sweet caramelized unagi sauce alone is enough to make my mouth water. Most unagi these days are farm raised. Pour some sauce on top of the fish. The frozen eel I got had a whole lot of soy sauce/corn syrup/other stuff mixture on it, so I blotted most of it off with a paper towel before broiling. This classic dish is called. Made for a quick and delicious lunch. Oven question though, you only use top broiler heat ? When unagi is served in a big rice bowl, it’s called Unadon (鰻丼) and when it’s served in a fancy square lacquer box, it is called Unaju (鰻重) because the tiered lacquered boxes are called jubako (重箱). I think it might be made from eggplant. All Rights Reserved. I recommend Japanese short-grain rice. I love how easy this dish is, but eel is a bit expensive, so I was wondering if there was any other kind of protein that would work well for this. I’m so happy you enjoyed this dish! Please read my disclosure policy for details. Hi Nami, I live in Canada and we hardly ever get to buy eel around here. Here’s what I use: https://www.justonecookbook.com/pantry_items/sake/, Hi Shlomi! Add the bamboo and rice and let it return to a boil. I’m a southern girl who’s comfort food should be fried chicken & collard greens but instead it’s sushi! Prep Time 10 minutes. Everyone enjoyed their plate and I ran out of grilled unagi. There are 2 basic Egg food items in-game, each with a cooked version. I always enjoy Japanese dishes. Hi Victor! Serve Unagi on top of rice and pour/brush more Unagi Sauce. One was very expensive. All of it looks so good…. Thanks very much for this recipe, very simply laid out and easy to follow, the end result was delicious as well. Oh that looks yummy as well! Unagi is a Meat Food item cooked in the Crock Pot by adding at least 1 Eel and1 Cave Lichen. Thanks for sharing with us how to make unagi sauce. Looks good, If I have access to fresh water eel, is the process the same or what do I need to season the meat first before cooking. This post may contain affiliate links. How do you broil unagi using a convection oven? Cover and turn the heat down to low, cooking until you don't see any more steam escaping, about 15 minutes. Additional statistics regarding the restaurant. Make sure the flesh won’t stick to the toaster oven tray. Learn how to make a fantastic bowl of Unagi-Don in your own home! I’m so happy to hear you are enjoying this dish. And used tamaki gold rice and it was perfect. 2) Put the unagi and add 2 Tbsp. Donburi (丼, literally "bowl", also abbreviated to "-don" as a suffix, less commonly spelled "domburi") is a Japanese "rice-bowl dish" consisting of fish, meat, vegetables or other ingredients simmered together and served over rice. Hi Steve! As exotic as it may sound, I’m sure most of you have tried unagi (Japanese freshwater eel) at least once. , I finally looked at the package and remember to come back to this comment. it was divine ! In half way through, brush the unagi with the sauce once. Here’s my recommendation: https://www.justonecookbook.com/catfish-kabayaki/. If not, you might only see cooking sake. Yes, all the unagi sold at the store is grilled and brushed on top with the sauce. When unagi was served, it always looked like a typical fish fillet to me. I hope you get to visit Japan again soon! When grilling eel at home, the key is to find a local Asian store for the ingredients. Yoshida-Source was basically Yakitori-Source, Yoshida families Yakitori-Ya had made it by their own recipe. Sure that’s okay! As I see most of ur recipes uses sake instead of cooking sake. . Take Care Gary, Hi Gary! Really appreciate you sharing these wonderful recipes. Thank you for sharing your story! The unagi can be kept frozen until you’re ready to enjoy since they come in a vacuum-sealed package. In this sushi platter recipe, I shared how to season your rice but just in case if you don’t want to look for that particular recipe in other post, I’ll re-post it here Pour in the eggs around the eel and onion, do not stir. I could only find already marinated unagi, do I follow the same steps as you? In addition to the unagi, I also make the soba salad, the quick and easy tamago and the spicy tuna salad! Thank you Rueben! I love the sauce with the rice and I know it won’t be as good but I really want to make this so any tips would be great! Unagi no Kabayaki Kabayaki is a cooking style in which a fish is filleted, deboned, butterflied, skewered, grilled, and then brushed with a special tare, a sweet soy sauce. Saltwater eel is called Anago. Unagi Don (Unadon) Be the first to Review/Rate this Recipe Saved From: www.justonecookbook.com Awww! Line a baking sheet with foil for easy cleaning (Brush/spray the foil with oil). https://www.justonecookbook.com/catfish-kabayaki/. 3) Open the lid and let the remaining liquid evaporated. Woe be unto the pastry chef who suggests baking cookies with a fraction of an egg! Adding more than 1 Monster Meat to the Tallbird recipe may result in Monster Lasagna, unless 1 Twig is also added. i love unagi and this looks very tasty and is it like poultry were you have to cook it?? Hi Nami, just made this Unadon for dinner tonight. I don’t recall seeing it when I order from a restaurant. I did see the Japanese unagi (frozen) but it was 3X the price as you said. Cut the unagi in half (or thirds, depending on the serving bowl size to fit the unagi fillet) and place it on the foil, skin side down. There was a time when my mother would put unagi in the futomaki she would make. Bring some of the most loved flavors in Japanese summertime cuisine to your home with this easy unagi don ( grilled eel rice bowl ) recipe ! I grew up eating this, however when my family moved to North Carolina eel was no longer readily available, well now that I am living on my own, and in a mainly Japanese and Korean part of my city I have an Asian grocery store just a few km away and I am trying to learn to cook the foods I grew up eating. This is an authentic egg foo young recipe. “Hontoni oichikata” Thank you ! So happy to hear you like Japanese food! P.s. Very cheap restaurant are using soy bean dense soup in stead of mirin for cooking. Seems like a long time. Then the unagi is steamed, before being dipped in the sauce and grilled again. . It was 160 g (5.6 oz). It’s such a great feeling when your friends (and family) enjoy food you cook. So tasty over rice with the eel. Pike eel is a salt water eel commonly served in Kyoto but not Tokyo. Making an Unagi Box, broiled unagi/avocado and sushi rice pressed in to a box mold…..Then some Shrimp Tempura rolls. You can see many people lining up around lunch time and many of them drive from miles away seeking the best quality unagi. Design by, Unagi sushi is pretty popular and available at most sushi restaurants, but the satisfaction of eating the perfectly grilled unagi on top of warm rice is completely different and can not be compared. Domestic unagi (in Japan) has been very hard to get, so the price at Unagi restaurants has gone up quite a lot. Unagi from Japan costs close to $25-30 for one pack… but it’s much cheaper than going to Japan, so I once in a while treat myself with homemade unagi…, Someone told me she uses catfish fillet. Thanks for the tip!! Broil it medium/high until the surface is blistered a bit, about 5-7 minutes. We buy pre-grilled unagi or the ones that are grilled and vacuum-packed. However, Tallbird Eggs have an Egg value of 4 while Eggs only have an Egg value of 1. Glad to hear you liked the unagi sauce. We get this dish in NYC at BlueRibbon Sushi in Soho…..it is pressed into a box with a bit of avocado as well……. I buy regular drinking sake (cheap one) at Japanese grocery stores or Asian grocery stores. . The quality is very poor. I think, the one you got is from China? Cooking sake has other seasonings in it which I don’t need in my food. If you like catfish, I recommend this recipe instead too. Normally when I eat unagi at a restaurant, there aren’t bones. Thinly slice the onion. If you include the skin to sushi roll etc, you can broil it separately too after you remove the skin from the fish. Happy cooking! While you can also buy the unagi sauce at the store, making one is so easy! I you are interested in traditional eel recipes from northern Germany/Denmark let me know. I ate this dish on Japan and was delicious, maybe I’ll try make this recipe at home but here cannot buy “unagi”. I overlooked it, arigatou Nami ! The recipe was updated in July 2012. I learned a lesson…. Flown in from Japan, this unagi sauce is as authentic as it can be. . Don’t go for inexpensive ones – they tend to have skin that’s rubbery and I do not like them. The FAO calls the Japanese eel fisheries “unsustainable” and this will be true until sustainable hatchery techniques are developed. Whisk the eggs in a bowl with soy sauce, mirin, and sake. But if you go to unagi specialized restaurants or any restaurant to eat unagi in Japan, it’s typically priced at $30 to 50 so it’s considered a pretty expensive meal. Unagi might be one of my all-time favorites, but I have never made it at home! I heard before that some European countries enjoy eel and that made me happy, especially living here I’m not getting positive response all the time. No need to flip. Hope this helps… . 1 Description 2 Attributes 3 Restaurant Stats 4 Development 5 Improvement 6 Seasoning 7 Tips The delicious flavor of Fried Unagi. Bacon and Eggs is a Meat Food item cooked in the Crock Pot by an Eggs total value of more than 1.0 and Meats with a total Meat value of more than 1.0. They are usually cost between $18-$25 USD each (Frozen unagi from other countries are usually around $9 USD each.). *Typical broiler setting: Low/450ºF/232ºC, Medium/500ºF/260ºC, and High/550ºF/288ºC. I’m a bit confused still with making the unagi. I use boil “high”. That looks delicious, and I really wish I could enjoy it. Simmer for 3 more minutes. I love Japanese food and I had been to Tokyo. Mirin is a sweet rice wine, taste is alike Tokaji wine. Cover and simmer. A lot of the time, I get inspired and start printing out recipes, which I would add on to my growing pile of "to-cook-or-bake" recipe print-outs. Thank you for your kind feedback. Your email address will not be published. Dee, So happy to hear you enjoyed this dish! Unfortunately, it’s hard to get unagi from Japan, and when it’s in the Japanese market, it’s usually in the refrigerated section (not frozen). xoxo. Simmer for about 10 minutes until slightly thickened. No need to flip. im gonna try to cook this.. unagi or the fresh water eel also known as “kasili” can found in the philippines.. Jasmine rice grains are separated so not good for typical Japanese meals. Just wondering when you said sake in your recipes, do you mean cooking sake or sake like drinking sake? I had never worked with fresh unagi before… Typically the unagi is smoked over charcoal to cook/grill, and we do not pan fry or bake it at home. =), Hi Candice! glad you enjoyed the meal. If you reheat at lower temp for a longer time, you can put into the oven while frozen, but I usually defrost first and cook (according to my recipe above). There is a Japanese restaurant near me that is the only one that I found that has unadon on their dinner menu, but for the price of 1 portion there, its not really worth it. It takes 10 seconds to cook. You just need to cook long enough to evaporate alcohol content. Thank you for reading my blog and trying my recipes! Sweet caramelized homemade unagi sauce drizzled over perfectly grilled unagi and steamed rice, this recipe will make any Japanese food enthusiasts mouth water. I was nervous to try this recipe but at the first bite it reminded me of being at school in Tokyo and eating oyakodon <3 thank you! Unagi vs. Anago Simply put, unagi is the eel whose young are born in the sea and go to freshwater to live, only to come back many years later to mate, and anago is the eel whose entire lifecycle happens in saltwater. I’m in a school so i kinda cant get an alcoholic drink on center. There are many famous and popular restaurants that specialize only in unagi throughout Japan, especially near the lakes where unagi is raised. Karina. Serve immediately. The frozen unagi I found at the local Asian markets are all Chinese import and they taste spongy to me. you don’t have to remove the skin, but depending on how it’s cooked and the quality of the fish, it may taste rubbery. Place steamed rice in an individual bowl, sprinkle about a tbsp of sauce over the rice, and top with cooked unagi on top. If you love our recipes, please donate to support the site. Reduce the sauce for 20 minutes, or until thicken (instead of 10 mins as written above). When cooking rice, for 1 cup of rice add just a little less than 1 cup water in a rice … Just made this tonight, with squid and prawns on the side and it was amazing. Just for reference (until Nami gets around to measure the weight), I used only one filet which was 225g, and I think that would nearly be enough for 2 people. Tips To Make Oyako Don. If you don’t have sake and mirin and can’t find it locally, you can substitute with other ingredients. If you make this recipe, snap a pic and hashtag it #justonecookbook — We love to see your creations on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter! Sprinkle sake on the surface of the unagi and bake in the oven for 6 to 8 minutes until heated. Hi Maria! Oh my bad ! I guess the tips of Dashi-Shita making is how to remove the smell of fresh soy source. Hope you can make it at home too! . You can use the sauce that you brushed off or make your own sauce to apply toward the end of cooking. I think the sweetness goes very well with the richness of the eel. Thanks! For Unagi sauce, sure you can use for other recipes including other kinds of fish and meat. It’s a very typical way to prepare unagi and other fish that can be prepared the same way as well. Each variety comes in several different sizes. Wrap the unagi in foil (similar to this recipe) and reheat on low heat for 5-8 minutes. , Oh ! I have a couple of questions….what kind of rice do you use for this bowl? Thanks for the quick response! Do you still need to simmer the sauce for 20 minutes with your adjusted (smaller) recipe? Yuko currently lives in San Diego with her American husband, two kids, and a Brittany dog. Unagi is freshwater eel. If you’d like to share this recipe on your site, please re-write the recipe and link to this post as the original source. From Edo Period (1600-1850), we have a tradition of eating unagi on a particular mid-summer day called doyō-no ushi-no-hi (土用の丑の日) in order to gain stamina from the hot summer heat. Thank YOU for following my blog. For better or for worse, that experience did not stop me from enjoying unagi all these years. Young ginger is usually available in summer. Isn’t this sauce delicious!? Hi Sylvia! Thank you for helping to make that possible. While grilling, you can brush the sauce, for example. Short grain rice is sometimes packaged and written as “Sushi Rice” in the US (or outside of Japan), but for Japanese “sushi rice” means vinegared (seasoned) rice that we use for making sushi (recipe: https://www.justonecookbook.com/how-to/how-to-make-sushi-rice/). But that’s similar cost if you would eat Unadon in Japan… Japan’s domestic unagi has really good texture, no rubbery or spongy at all. Can’t wait to get started! It’s for Saturday . I’ve seen photos and it looks good! Hi Junias! Like you, I grew up eating eel and I love it! You’ve inspired me…hopefully I can find some the next time I travel to the next town. This classic dish is called Unadon (鰻丼). Most of available unagi is already charcoal grilled and not raw because we need that charcoal flavor and cannot be done easily at home. (There is one additional Egg item in the Shipwrecked DLC.) . My local Japanese supermarket sells imported unagi from Japan. Unagi dishes. Hi Sal! I have a few questions just to make sure before I do it wrong: The broiler function in my big convection oven seems to only go up to 250°C. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Can I assume this recipe is for the prepackaged unagi? I also made tamagoyaki (with sakura denbu) to go with the unagi. There were 2 types of unagi at Nijiya. . Will this recipe work for this as well? Hi Karina! I will try to remember next time I get the fillet from the same company. when I started to use American oven (we don’t have an oven at my house in Japan). Basically, the fish is split down the back (or belly), gutted and boned, butterflied, cut into square fillets, skewered, and dipped in a sweet soy sauce based sauce before broiled on a charcoal grill. Greg, Have fun making one of the Japanese favorites, Unadon (grilled eel rice bowl), in your own kitchen. Hi Christine! Sadly, unagi has gotten really expensive recently. It was hard to connect the dots between the snake looking fish in the water and “the fish” I was eating. You’re very welcome! I can make this for my dinner party for 6 tomorrow!! Yes, just put the baking sheet in the oven and set the timer for 7 minutes. Wonderful easy recipe! No problem! You must replace mirin with sugar as mirin adds sweetness. The Japanese cook with sake and mirin for majority of Japanese food, and it’s okay for small kids. Remove from the heat. https://www.easyhomemadesushi.com/sushi-eel-sauce-unagi-recipes Hopefully, you can get high quality ones in the Japanese or Korean market? I searched the Internet Web Site and I knew the following professional tips, Chef of Unadon restaurant used to add fried Unagi bones to Dashi-Shita for making more flavor to Unagi soup. Aug 22, 2018 - Wagyu, Beef, Rice, Teriyaki, Onsen Egg, Foie Gras, Sous Vide, Japanese Thank you for your kind feedback! It’s the taste and texture that’s a bit different. Thank you for your kind feedback. Hi Demariea! Flown in from Japan, this unagi sauce is as authentic as it can be. If they have a liquor license they carry “real” drinking sake. I hope this helps. Unagi dishes. It’s so delicious! Thank you so much for your feedback. I use inexpensive drinking sake for cooking. Serve immediately. Just found your website and am excited to try your recipes! She enjoys cooking for her family everyday using fresh ingredients. You won't get nice blisters/chars if you use this method. Doubtful….we’ll see…..The real stuff is very expensive as well and the website that has it is always sold out of the small jar (I can’t recall the sites name)…..I’m sure you know. Add in the unagi and simmer for 5 minutes. When the egg looks almost set, shake the thin egg sheet onto a large plate then flip the egg into the skillet again to cook the second side. Pour beaten All rights reserved. One egg is the lowest common denominator in any recipe, and below that we'll divide a batch no further. Cut the trefoil into 2 cm (approx. Don’t you agree by looking at the picture above? She started cooking at home when she was still in elementary school. Cooking freaks in Japan often refer cookpad.com, written in Japanese language. Just like you wrote ! Hello all folks, I access here from Japan. You don’t want to get char while the unagi is still cold. Thank you so much for sharing some wonderful tips! Put in the onions and cook until translucent. Una Tama Donburi (Eel and Egg Rice Bowl) Recipe. We recommend Catalina Offshore Products. So sorry for my late response. Thank you for the recipe. If you have a special pan to make donburi (rice bowl dishes) is great, but if not use a small shallow frying pan like I did in the step by step photos. Hope you can find good unagi in Houston! https://www.japanesecooking101.com/unagi-don-unadon-recipe/, Nagaimo (Dioscorea opposita, Chinese yam). My question Is is this jasmine rice or short grain sushi rice? Hi Damie! and is there any substations for the saki and mirim?? Sorry for my late response. The signature Unagi Hitsumabushi ($9.80 for small, $14.80 for regular, $19.80 for double) starts with fresh unagi slathered with a special in-house sweet and savoury basting tare made of shoyu, mirin, and sugar. Toward the end of cooking, you will see more bubbles. . Unagi sauce works great with other meat like chicken and fish, but it’s thick sauce, so I’d recommend to put the sauce after being cooked/bbqed/broiled. Yes each unagi should be good size for 2 adult size serving. It is super easy to make at home and it can be used for many purpose. I guess people can make even a your original Yoshida-Source using Dashi-Shita base soup. Japanese grocery stores sell imported unagi, and one fillet costs at least $25-30. The frozen pack unagi is already pre-cooked, so you just need to broil it until it’s thoroughly heated. It sounds like you don’t season before grilling, but you eat it with sauce. This sweet and flavorful sauce is commonly used for Unagi Don (Unadon/Unaju). She used to put them into the bathtub to get rid of some of the muddy taste (they live and feed on the bottom of streams – and, therefore, are not the most healthy choice of fresh water fish). ... Unagi Don (Unadon) Recipe. Is Hamanako Eel salt eel? I make this sauce all the time and it’s pretty simple yet amazing flavor. As it cools, the sauce will thicken more. I just bought some frozen Wasabi from Whole Foods….states that it has real wasabi in it. 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