Marineeritud Angerjas is a very popular and traditional food in Estonia where eel is abundant and eaten fresh as well as canned. This recipe for marinated eel can be found in Estonian homes and restaurants; it is intended to be served cold. Marineeritud Angerjas has a strong fish flavor that is both unusual and distinctive. Recipe Servings: Serves 4 to 6
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
- 2 lbs (1 kg) eel, cut into pieces
- In a large pot, combine the ingredients for the marinade. Add the carrot and onions whole. After bringing the mixture to a boil, add the eel and continue to boil until the eel skin becomes loose, about 15 to 20 minutes.
- Serve the eel with marinade after it has cooled.
NotesIn Estonia, it is common to can this dish to preserve it for later use by placing the fish and marinade into clean, airtight jars immediately after preparation and then cooling the jars as quickly as possible.
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