Eel nigiri It may be done! This dish requires chickpea-primarily based totally Burmese tofu in a caramelly, candy sauce this is commonly served over eel kabayaki. Pair it with a few black rice for the correct Japanese dish.
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For the Rice: Eel nigiri
Prepare the black glutinous rice, it wishes to be organized at a 2-to-1 water to rice ratio. If you put together 1 cup of dry rice you want to two cups of water.
Put 1 half of tbsp of rice vinegar, 1 tablespoon of entire cane sugar, half of teaspoon of sea salt in a saucepan. Stir over low warmness till sugar is dissolved.
Once rice is cooked, switch to a flat tray and pour sushi dressing over it. Mix into rice the use of a sideways reducing motion. Cover with a moist towel and permit cool.
For the Unagi Sauce: Eel nigiri
Mix 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 2 tablespoons of mirin, 1 tablespoon of entire cane sugar and 1 tablespoon of sake. Bring to a boil in a pot, decrease warmness and permit thicken for some mins.
For the Chickpea Tofu:
Bring 1 half of cups of vegetable bouillon to a rolling boil in a pot.
Mix 1 cup of chickpea flour with 1/four teaspoon of sea salt and half of teaspoon of floor turmeric. Add 1 half of cups of vegetable bouillon and stir till the aggregate is lump-free.
Lower to medium warmness and pour in chickpea batter. Whisk constantly for five-10 mins till thickened. Pour into an 8×8-inch baking dish coated with parchment paper. Smooth out pinnacle with the lower back of a timber spoon.
Let cool and set for 1 hour, then refrigerate for a bit at the same time as longer earlier than reducing. This will provide the “tofu” time to set properly. Cut into 12 portions, after which reduce in 2 once more lengthwise to lead them to suit over nigiri.
Note that this recipe makes plenty of greater chickpea tofu, you handiest want approximately 1/2 of of it.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Line baking sheet with aluminum foil, line up portions of chickpea tofu. Bake for 15 mins. Remove eel2 from oven, brush chickpea tofu with Unagi sauce and bake for an extra 15 mins.
Combine: Eel nigiri