How To: Make eel sauce

Make eel sauce

Eel sauce, or kabayaki sauce, is a thick, sweet Japanese sauce commonly served as a dipping sauce for Japanese seafood dishes. This eel sauce recipe is quick and easy... as well as delicious.

You Will Need:
• ½ c. mirin
• ½ c. soy sauce
• ¼ c. sugar
• Low sodium soy sauce (optional)

Step 1: Combine ingredients
Combine the mirin, soy sauce, and sugar in a small saucepan.

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.


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