Mock broiled eel

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Mock broiled eel

This is macrobiotic food.I cooked the broiled eel by tofu.It was originally made as an imitated food for meat for a vegetarian dish (mock dish). Mock broiled eelis said that a priest wanting to eat an eel devises it and cooked it.This is very healthy.
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  • 350g film tofu
  • 100g Chinese yam
  • 100g lotus roots
  • 3 tbsp potato starch
  • Salt, to your taste
  • 12 (4 x 1.3 in) toasted and seasoned laver
  • 2 tbsp (30ml) soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp (30ml) mirin(sweet sake)
  • 2 tbsp (30ml) sake
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • Salad oil,parsley

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  1. Firmly wrap the tofu with a paper towel.Warm up it in the microwave for 3 minutes and drain in a strainer.
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  3. Strain the tofu by spoon.
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  5. Grate the lotus roots and Chinese yam.Add the potato starch and salt.Mix them.
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  7. Paint with tofu(step3) on toasted and seasoned laver.Heat the flying oil to 170 degrees and fly them.Form be careful not to collapse then.Model it on an eel.
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  9. When sides is golden brown,turn over, and cook the other side until golden brown.Place it on a rack, without stacking, and let the excess oil drain.
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  11. Combine the sake,soy sauce,mirin(sweet sake),sugar into a flying pan and bring to a boil.Put it with the toasted and seasoned laver side down and sauce it well.
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  13. Place the Mock broiled eel on bowl of rice and sprinkle the parsley.
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    Please drain water off tofu well.