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Eel soup



This is an ABC soup with a difference.  Yes, there's fish in this soup ..... added a block of eel in it.  Curiosity was what prompted me to cook this soup.  I asked the fishmonger what is the best way to prepare this fish and he said that this eel makes a very tasty soup and I can't agree  more!


Sweet and tasty soup with no fishy smell at all!

Recipe for Eel Soup

    Ingredients
    • 350 gm eel
    • 2 carrots, cut into cubes
    • 2 tomatoes,cut into wedges
    • 3 onions, cut into wedges
    • 2.5 lt of water
    • 20  white peppercorns, crushed
    • Seasalt to taste
    Method
    1. Clean up the fish, set aside.
    2. Put the water into a pot, bring to a boil and add in the carrots, tomatoes, onions and peppercorns.
    3. Simmer for a while and add in the eel.
    4. Cover, lower the heat to medium low and let the soup simmer for about 1.1/2 hours.
    5. Add salt to taste.
    6. Ladle and serve immediately.




    I'm sharing this recipe with  Recipe Box # 30  hosted by Bizzy Bakes


Comments

  1. I'm not daring enough to try out the eel recipe. haha.... Kudos!
    Kristy

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    1. You're afraid of the slippery eel? I was hesitant too at the beginning!

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  2. I surmise I have chosen an intelligent and mind blowing website with interesting material.
    free recipes

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  3. Another healthy soup! I remember my grandma used to made this eel soup when I was a little girl but I've never try to make this myself because I'm afraid of eel, looks very slippery.

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    1. Yes, quite hard to handle ..... seems eel helps to lower blood pressure.

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  4. Hi Cheah, never dare cook this fish but I'll share this idea with my neighbour who is Cantonese and try a little of the soup.

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    1. Hey, I think the eel is not so 'user friendly' after all!!

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  5. Cheah...this is really delicious soup :) healthy too !

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    1. Yes, but not many people are game to try cooking this!

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  7. I have never eaten eel before, dare not even try to! Haha! I've always seen eel cooked "kung po" style, never in soup before!

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    1. Yes, most restaurantts cook this 'kung po' style.

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  8. A very interesting combo. Had eel soup before, but with Chinese herbs...this for sure is something different and delicious to me.

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  9. eel soup for snake year!! LOL!

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  10. The soup looks lovely and light, except the block of fish in it. It takes guts to put it like that. :)

    http://anucreations.blogspot.in/

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    1. Thanks for dropping by....not so bad actually. Just treat it like a block of mackerel!

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  11. I have never eat en fish before, sounds really interesting and delicious. Thank you for stopping by my blog, I hope to see you again.

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    1. Yes, will hop over to yours when I've the time!

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  12. Cheah,
    I believe this soup is really tasty with the sweetness from the vege and the fish.
    This is again something new to me. Thanks for sharing!

    mui

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