Whole Eel Gutted 1-1.2kg



We have been in the Eel business since our establishment in 1946, so it is safe to say we know our Eels! These are British Eels, Anguilla Anguilla . Caught in the autumn, from a sustainable source, our Eels come whole and round, 1-1.2kg each, gutted, for easier preparation. They have a relatively firm but still delicate texture, slightly chewy to the bite with a sweet taste, similar to Octopus but more tender.

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Many freshwater bodies and the world’s oceans contain eels, which are often a few meters long. In Japan and other East Asian countries, it is considered a type of luxurious exotic seafood. There are many different kinds of freshwater eels eaten all over the world, including in Europe and the United States. There are a number of East London cuisines, such as jellied eels and pie and mash, but their popularity has declined greatly since the war. Italian cuisine also emphasizes the use of eels heavily.

Eels have been popular with British people for a long time, and you can order the best from us. Our eels are wild-caught in autumn and are packaged whole, weighing 1-1.2kg per package, gutted, with the gills removed, so they are easier to prepare. The British Eels, Anguilla Anguilla species are available for sale. The texture is supple, but firm. The taste is sweet and slightly chewy, quite comparable to Octopus, but softer.

Using flash freezing technology, they are immediately flash frozen. This keeps the color and taste of the meat unchanged.

Their versatility allows them to be incorporated into a wide range of dishes, whether they are traditional dishes like seafood bouillabaisse or modern dishes that take advantage of their flavours.

Online ordering is quick, easy, and convenient. We offer UK-wide delivery, so you can enjoy the whole eel without any hassle. You will receive the product sealed in a vacuum bag, and it will keep for up to seven days in the fridge if not opened. Because eel can be frozen, many of our customers buy extra packs to store for future use.

Eel, A Truly Versatile Fish

Throughout the world, eels are the ultimate delicacy, and their popularity continues to grow. The eel can be cooked in many different ways, such as grilled or broiled to a jellied form, smoked or even eaten raw.

A unique taste distinguishes our eels, which are not overpowering yet prominent nonetheless. With its versatility, you can cook it in its natural form until tender or dice it into bite-sized pieces to add to your favorite recipes.

It is a very nutrient-dense food. Low in saturated fats and high in protein, they are perfect for a healthy diet. Omega-3 fatty acids contained in eels may benefit the heart. Moreover, they contain a lot of Vitamin A, B-12, which are important for balancing energy levels, maintaining good eye and skin health, and strengthening the immune system. The eel is among the few types of fish that contain high levels of vitamin D, essential for normal body function.

Responsibly-Sourced Frozen Eel

Several eco-friendly fishing methods are used to catch our eels, and they contain healthy omega-3 fatty acids. At Frozen Fish Direct, we are so certain in the quality and safety of our eels that we provide a third-party inspector’s certificate to verify this.