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Smoky Grilled Eel Skewers



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 25 mins (15m prep + 10m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Smoked eel

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a bowl, combine soy sauce, honey, minced garlic, grated ginger, sesame oil, and lime juice to make the marinade.
  2. 2.Cut the eel fillets into bite-sized pieces and place them in the marinade. Let them marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  3. 3.Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  4. 4.Thread the marinated eel pieces onto the soaked wooden skewers.
  5. 5.Grill the eel skewers for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until the eel is cooked through and slightly charred.
  6. 6.Remove the skewers from the grill and season with salt to taste.
  7. 7.Serve the smoky grilled eel skewers hot and enjoy!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightIf you can't find eel fillets, you can substitute with other firm-fleshed fish like salmon or trout.
  • chevron_rightSoaking the wooden skewers in water prevents them from burning on the grill.
  • chevron_rightServe the eel skewers with a side of steamed rice and a fresh salad for a complete meal.