About the Dish:
Unagi Don is a traditional Japanese dish made with grilled freshwater eel served over a bed of steamed rice. The eel is seasoned with a sweet and savory sauce known as tare, and then grilled until it is tender and slightly charred. The dish is typically garnished with sliced scallions and served with a side of miso soup and pickles.
|Freshwater eel||1 fillet|
|Tare sauce||2 tablespoons|
|Steamed rice||1 cup|
|Scallions, sliced||2 tablespoons|
- Step 1: Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
- Step 2: Brush the eel fillet with the tare sauce and place it on the grill. Cook for 5-6 minutes on each side, or until the eel is cooked through and slightly charred.
- Step 3: Remove the eel from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes. Slice the eel into bite-sized pieces.
- Step 4: Place a cup of steamed rice in a bowl. Top with the sliced eel and garnish with sliced scallions.
- Step 5: Serve the Unagi Don with a side of miso soup and pickles.