Unaju (Unagi)
is eel fillet, charcoal grilled, brushed with a sweetened soy-based sauce, then placed on a bed of rice in a beautiful, Japanese style container. The eel should be soft on the inside, with just a bit toasting on the outside. Though it sounds like a simple dish, the flavors and textures combine to create something truly impressive.

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