🐍 Black bean steamed eel 🐍
Yesterday’s spicy lemongrass clams on novacrispsnack was an appetizer that I served over the weekend for my mothers birthday celebration 🎉 we additionally had rum sauce crab, black bean steamed eel, and morning glory, a few of her favourites 👌
We paired this beautiful seafood meal with a crisp Sauvignon Blanc from Oliver, BC’s levieuxpin. This drinks very very like a sauv blanc from NZ and I am an enormous fan 🙋
🐍 Onto the eel. I REALLY don’t love to wash eel myself as it’s fairly slippery and SLIMEY. I at all times ask the fish monger to do it 😂 for those who’re cleansing it your self you might want to pour some sizzling water over it and it’ll assist eliminate a few of that slime. Getting ready eel for this steamed dish, it’s sometimes lower 80% by means of all the way down to the opposite facet then curled again right into a pinwheel form for steaming (discuss with 2nd photograph). That is referred to as 盤龍鱔 like a curled up dragon?
What you may want
2.5 – 3lb eel (my mother says it is is not good when it is small as a result of then the eel is simply too skinny and never sufficient meat 😂)
Four pcs dried tangerine peel, soaked in sizzling water and sliced skinny
Four slice ginger, thinly sliced
Three garlic, minced
2 chilies , chopped
1 inexperienced onion, chopped
5 tbsp black bean paste
2 tbsp rooster inventory
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp shaoxing wine
1/Four impartial oil
1. Curl eel up on a deeper plate and prepare dried tangerine, ginger, garlic, chilies, and inexperienced onion on prime.
2. In a separate bowl, combine collectively remaining elements besides the oil.
3. Pour sauce all around the eel.
4. Steam for 12 minutes.
5. Warmth oil over excessive warmth till scorching then pour over eel to serve.