Eels A La Poulette

Recipe: Eels A La Poulette

Ingredients :

  • Eels
  • salt
  • pepper
  • vinegar
  • 2 tablespoonfuls of butter
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoonful of flour
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • parsley
  • thyme
  • 1 glass of wine
  • 2 eggs well beaten
  • seasoned lemon juice

Instructions :

  1. Clean and skin the eels; let boil with salt, pepper and vinegar. Then cut into three−inch pieces.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoonfuls of butter; add 1 onion chopped; stir in 1 tablespoonful of flour until brown; add 1 cup of water, salt, pepper, 1 bay−leaf, some parsley and thyme. Let boil well; add the eels and 1 glass of wine.
  3. Boil ten minutes longer; thicken the sauce with the yolks of 2 eggs well beaten and seasoned with lemon−juice. Serve with fried croutons.

Number of servings (yield): 3

Meal type: lunch

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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