First: You enjoy the dish as it is. Just eel in its sticky sweet sauce on rice. It is a real explosion of flavor in your mouth. Trust me.
Second: You add other flavors to your dish, like Wasabi (horseradish), Nori (dry seaweed) and/or Mitsuba (trefoil). This changes the whole experience into a completely separate dish.
Third: You pour tea or broth over your rice with eel and add some of the spices you liked from the second step. Even though this might seem strange to you, it is actually the best tasting dish of the three I described here. Adding green tea or broth to a bowl of rice with topping is called Ochazuke and it is incredibly tasty.
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