American Unagi has sustainably sourced eel that’s a pure pleasure to enjoy. Discover why half the planet has celebrated the rich, umami flavor of freshwater eel for centuries with the clean, delicious fish delicacies grown here at home. Take a bite and believe.
Maine’s pristine waters have made it one of the most prized sources for seafood in the world. American Unagi honors this heritage by raising its locally-sourced eels in nearby farms, using the advanced aquaculture practices that nurture these fishes’ natural, healthy growth for unparalleled freshness and purity.
Light, savory, and unbelievably versatile, if you’re looking for a delicious fish that pairs well with other flavors, you just found your catch. Whether smoked, grilled, pan-fried, or folded into truly sensational soups, there’s a rich range of recipes to explore that make the most of unagi’s incredibly fresh taste.
“American Unagi smoked eel has a delicate texture similar to tuna belly or wagyu beef and a delicious rich flavor akin to smoked kielbasa or bacon.”
"The eels that Sara is farm raising at American Unagi are great quality, local and sustainable. She is fighting the good fight and trying to change the seafood culture by thinking about the future."
- Seizi Imura, Owner & Chef at Cafe Sushi
"The quality of the eel we are receiving has been consistent and exceptional. We are incredibly satisfied with the product."
- Jonathan Culbert, Executive Sous Chef at LittleMad
Alder Smoked American Eel named "Foodservice Best in Show" at the 2022 Maine Golden Fork Awards