Eels, san sebastian style

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 pounds Fresh eels
4 tablespoons Flour
6 tablespoons Extra-virgin olive oil
4 Chilis choriceros or ancho chilis; stemmed, seeded,
And cut into 1/4" rounds
3 tablespoons Toasted pine nuts
3 Garlic cloves; thinly sliced
2 Red bell peppers; roasted, peeled,
And cut into julienne
8 ounces Chacoli; or other dry white wine
From Basque country
½ cup Fresh bread crumbs
½ cup Finely-chopped parsley
Salt; to taste
Freshly-ground black pepper; to taste

Cut eels into 2-inch pieces and roll in flour. Heat oil in an earthenware cazuela (or casserole) until smoking and brown eel pieces. Remove eels and add chilis, pine nuts and garlic and cook until garlic turns light golden brown. Add red bell peppers, eel pieces and wine and bring to boil. Lower heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Add bread crumbs and parsley and season with salt and pepper. Serve in cooking vessel. This recipe yields 4 servings as a main course.

Recipe Source: MEDITERRANEAN MARIO with Mario Batali From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # ME-1A30 broadcast 02-05-1998) Downloaded from their Web-Site -

Formatted for MasterCook by Joe Comiskey, aka MR MAD - jpmd44a@...

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02-06-1998

Recipe by: Mario Batali

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