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Fried Moray Eel/Moreia Frita

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Admittedly not for everyone, moray eel is a delicacy most common in the south of Portugal and is either bought fresh or dried. Here, small portions of eel are fried until crispy and served on a bed of a tomatoey bean stew…
The trick here is to briefly brine the eel. A fisherman’s wife would gently lick a piece of eel to check whether it is salty enough. Tasting the brine before you add the eel will do just as well…

Fried Moray Eel/Moreia Frita

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Written by Pedro Rebelo

July 9, 2011 at 6:24 am

Posted in Fish, Recipes/Receitas

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