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Salted Egg Steamed Beancurd 咸蛋蒸豆腐

by Angie Liew
Salted Egg Steamed Beancurd


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Salted Egg Steamed Beancurd

Steamed Beancurd, A Simple Dish with The Addition of Delicious Salted Egg Yolks

Anytime you put together ‘beancurd’ and ‘steaming’, we can always pass it off as easy! To enhance its flavour, adding in salted egg yolk will certainly presents itself with brand new tasty experience without adding too much hassle. If you are looking to prepare something simple yet fancy, salted egg beancurd dish is what you are looking for!

Surprisingly Flavourful and Decadent

Nothing excites your tastebuds quite like salted egg yolk. The mixture of plain beancurd and the rich fragrant goodness of the salted egg yolk makes this dish incredibly flavourful, bringing this dish to an all new level. It is a taste to remember. Everything taste better with salted egg yolks! So Enjoy!

Salted Egg Steamed Beancurd

Salted Egg Steamed Beancurd

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Salted Egg Steamed Beancurd 咸蛋蒸豆腐

Recipe by Huang Kitchen, Angie Liew
Anytime you put together 'beancurd' and 'steaming', we can always pass it off as easy! To enhance its flavour, adding in salted egg yolk will certainly presents itself with brand new tasty experience without adding too much hassle. If you are looking to prepare something simple yet fancy, salted egg beancurd dish is what you are looking for!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins

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Servings: 4 people

Ingredients
 

  • 150 grams lean meat, minced
  • 2 Salted egg yolks, steamed, mashed
  • 1 box beancurd, soft
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil, to deep fry sliced shallots
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp spring onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp shallots, sliced thinly, deep fried

Seasoning (Egg mixture):

  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • ¼ tsp white ground pepper
  • ½ cup water

Seasoning (Mince meat):

  • 1 tbsp Oyster Sauce
  • 1 tsp light soy sauce
  • ¼ tsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp white ground pepper

    Instructions
     

    • Prepare ingredients for the dish.
      Start mincing lean meat and garlic. Chop spring onions and slice thinly shallots, to deep-fry for garnishing.
    • Wash, shelled salted egg to retain yolk.
      Wash and remove the charcoal from salted eggs. Then break shells and extract the egg yolks.
    • Steam the egg yolks until it is cooked, for about 7 minutes.
    • Mash cooked salted egg yolks.
      Mash the cooked yolks while it is hot, then set aside.
    • Add the seasonings in egg.
      Beat eggs with salt, sesame oil, pepper, cornstarch and water in a bowl.
    • Add mashed egg yolk into egg mixture.
      Add in mashed egg yolk and mix well.
    • Put soft beancurd on steaming plate.
      Remove beancurd from its packaging and place onto a plate for steaming.
    • Pour egg mixture over the beancurd.
      Then pour egg mixture over beancurd.
    • Steam till set.
      Place in steamer, cover and steam on low heat for approximately 10 minutes or until the egg mixture has set.
    • Fry sliced shallots till golden brown.
      Meanwhile, deep fry sliced shallots in oil until crispy and golden brown. Then set aside to drain on a paper towel.
    • Saute mince meat with garlic.
      Keep one tablespoon of oil and sauté garlic till fragrant. Add in minced meat and stir fry till cooked.
    • Add oyster sauce, light soy sauce, sugar and ground pepper. Stir and mix well.
    • Salted Egg Steamed Beancurd
      Then pour the meat mixture over the steamed beancurd and garnish with chopped spring onions and fried shallots. Serve hot and with rice. ENJOY!

Enjoy!

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Course: Main
Cuisine: Chinese, Malaysian

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4 comments

Cecilia May 29, 2020 - 8:29 am

Hello, I had a question regarding the salted egg, lots of recipes call for the salted egg yolk only …. what can I do with all the leftover salted egg white portion?

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Angie Liew May 29, 2020 - 8:48 am

You can use it for other recipes that calls for salted egg whites, such as in fried rice, fried noodles, steamed dish etc. You can keep the egg whites covered in the fridge for a few days until you use it. You can even freeze it if there is a lot. Sometimes it’s used as a substitute for salt in a dish. Check out the many recipes that uses salted egg whites.

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James Lee May 4, 2020 - 12:12 pm

Hi Angie Liew,

Keep up with your good work with new recipes , also try to edit your post so that it is easy to read when download as your pictures and text are not proportionally inclined. Try to find more lost recipes of olden days from parents era. Missed those nostalgic food and want to re-live them

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Angie Liew May 8, 2020 - 11:03 pm

Thanks for your thoughts. Really encouraging. Noted and Enjoy!

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