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Garlic and Pepper Eel Stew
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Garlic and Pepper Eel Stew

By valenciacity (GoodFood Community)
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 6
This recipe comes from Parador El Saler, a luxury hotel in Valencia. This recipe is so simple, yet so rich in flavour.


  • 1.2 kg eel
  • 5 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 50 g ground almond
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup of grated tomato
  • 1.2 l water
  • 0.5 kg potatoes
  • Salt to taste


  • STEP 1
    Wash and clean eel well and cut in to even bite size pieces.
  • STEP 2
    Heat the oil in a saucepan, and add a mixture prepared with the paprika, garlic, ground almond and cayenne pepper.
  • STEP 3
    After 30 seconds add the grated tomato and water.
  • STEP 4
    Bring to a boil then add the eel and chopped potatoes.
  • STEP 5
    Simmer for 15 minutes.
  • STEP 6
    Serve immediately.

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