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Unagi Sushi (BBQ EEL Nigiri)

Unagi Sushi recipe is really very easy to make at home, you need some basic ingredients, bbq cooked eel, sushi rice and sushi unagi sauce for making this smoky and yummy sushi.
Unagi Sushi Recipe

Unagi Sushi is a delicious Japanese dish, it is a combination of BBQ grilled freshwater eel and seasoned sushi rice with sweet and savory sauce. Today we are sharing original and professional recipe of Unagi Nigiri, also known as eel sushi or ungai sushi. This super-easy recipe has a salty and rich sweet flavor with smoky meaty texture of eel.

Ungai is a Japanese name of freshwater eel, it is a very famous ingredients in Japanese dishes because of it different flavor and juicy texture. Freshwater eel also known for its nutritional benefits, it is a good source of vitamin E and Omega 3. So we can say that Ungai Sushi is a healthy food with full of essential vitamins and minerals.

Unagi Sushi recipe is really very easy to make at home, you need some basic ingredients, bbq cooked eel, sushi rice and sushi unagi sauce for making this smoky and yummy sushi. This Unagi Nigiri recipe will be ready within 15 minutes without any professional cooking skills.

If you are looking for delicious Japanese cuisine then you should must try this smoky and grilled Unagi Sushi.

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Ingredients For Unagi Sushi Recipe

  • Cooked Sushi Rice = 1 Cup
  • BBQ Grilled Unagi (eel) = 8 Ounce (1 Packet)
  • Powdered Sugar = 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt = 1/4 tsp
  • Unagi Sauce = 2 tablespoon
  • Strips of Nori Seaweed
  • Toasted Sesame Seeds

Instructions For Unagi Sushi (Eel Sushi Recipe)

Step 1

Cut cooked & grilled unagi into equal pieces in 1 inch size.

Unagi Sushi Making

Step 2

Take cooked rice in a bowl and add sugar, salt and rice vinegar mix until sugar dissolved properly in rice.

Step 3

With wet hands make oblong shape pieces of sushi rice, 15g each.

Step 4

Now place a piece of grilled unagi on top of shaped season rice and brush the top of eel piece with unagi sushi sauce.

Making of Unagi Sushi

Step 5

Wrap the combination of eel and season rice piece with nori around the middle.

How to make Unagi Sushi

Step 6

Your Unagi Sushi is ready, before serving garnish some toasted sesame seeds.

Serve with soya sauce and ginger.  

UNAGI NIGIRI Recipe
Unagi Sushi Recipe

Unagi Sushi (BBQ EEL Nigiri)

Unagi Sushi is a delicious Japanese dish, it is a combination of BBQ grilled freshwater eel and seasoned sushi rice with sweet and savory sauce. Today we are sharing original and professional recipe of Unagi Nigiri, also known as eel sushi or ungai sushi. This super-easy recipe has a salty and rich sweet flavor with smoky meaty texture of eel.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 8
Calories 82 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Cup Cooked Sushi Rice
  • 8 Oz BBQ Grilled Unagi (eel) 
  • 1/2 tbsp Powdered Sugar 
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Unagi Sauce
  • Strips of Nori Seaweed
  • Toasted Sesame Seeds

Instructions
 

  • Cut cooked & grilled unagi into equal pieces in 1 inch size.
  • Take cooked rice in a bowl and add sugar, salt and rice vinegar mix until sugar dissolved properly in rice.
  • With wet hands make oblong shape pieces of sushi rice, 15g each.
  • Now place a piece of grilled unagi on top of shaped season rice and brush the top of eel piece with unagi sushi sauce.
  • Wrap the combination of eel and season rice piece with nori around the middle.
  • Your Unagi Sushi is ready, before serving garnish some toasted sesame seeds.
    Serve with soya sauce and ginger.  
Keyword Unagi Sushi (BBQ EEL Nigiri)