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Steamed Egg with Seafood Sauce Recipe

Steamed Egg with Seafood Sauce Recipe

Steamed Egg with Seafood Sauce Recipe

This quick and easy dish is commonly prepared in Taiwanese households. The flavour of this dish is very light and you can taste the freshness of the seafood. Serve it with other side dishes and rice for a complete meal or simply with rice for a light meal.

Ingredients :

  • 2 dried shiitake mushrooms, soaked in hot water to soften
  • 6 prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 80 g (24/5 oz) squid, cleaned and cut into rings, or use other seafood of choice such as scallops, mussels or fish
  • 1 tsp cooking oil
  • 1 Tbsp edamame beans


  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • A pinch of ground white pepper
  • 1/2 tsp potato starch or cornflour
  • 1/4 tsp rice wine

Steamed Egg

  • 375 ml (12 fl oz / 11/2 cups) water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp bonito powder (optional)
  • 4 large eggs, beaten


  • 1/tsp oyster sauce
  • 1/4 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp light soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp potato starch or cornflour, mixed with 180 ml (6 fl oz / 3/4 cup) water

Method :

  1. Squeeze any excess water from the mushrooms and slice finely. Set aside.
  2. Mix the prawns with the marinade and set aside for 5–10 minutes.
  3. Prepare the steamed egg. Heat the water, salt and bonito powder, if using, in a pot until hot but not boiling. Add to the beaten eggs while stirring all the time.
  4. Strain the egg mixture through a sieve into a heatproof bowl or deep plate. Add half the seafood to the egg mixture. Cover with plastic wrap and steam for about 15 minutes.
  5. Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the shiitake mushrooms, remaining seafood and ingredients for the sauce. Bring to a boil and pour over the steamed egg.
  6. Garnish with edamame beans or as desired and serve.

Serves 2


Source :
Family Favourites – Classic Street Foods – Popular Snacks
by : Tsung-Yun Wan


See also Taiwanese Recipe “Soy Sauce Eggs Recipe”