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Abalone Over Eggs in Crispy Potato Nest

Create a lovely plate for your favorite eggs with these crispy potato nests.

OTHER
CUISINES: Chinese
LEVEL: EASY
TIME: 40 min
SERVING: 3 People
INGREDIENTS:
LET'S START
Step 1
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Shred the potatoes into 1/10 inch / 2mm fine strips.
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Place potato into a large bowl or sieve, add cold water and rinse potatoes well until the water runs clear to remove excess starch. This will help the potatoes to become crispy.
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Drain potatoes well and squeeze out excess water then use paper towel to remove any moisture.
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In a larger strainer, shape the shredded potatoes evenly around the sides and base of the strainer to create a birds nest, about 0.4 inch / 1cm thick. In a heated with 2 cups of oil around 325°F/170°C, add strainers and fry until potatoes are golden and crispy, this might take between 5 – 10 minutes.
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When basket is ready, drain from oil and gently remove it from the strainer. Place on paper towel and allow to cool slightly.
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Take the pre-made braised abalone out.
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Finely dice the abalone into small pieces.
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In a heated skillet or wok, add oil, minced scallion, and minced ginger. Stir fry until fragrant. Add in diced mushroom, diced celtuce, diced celery, diced carrot, and diced abalones. Stir to sauté well. Whisk in abalone sauce.
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Pan-fry eggs to be sunny-side-up. Put the cooked filling into the eggs. Fold it to half moon shape.
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Transfer the eggs to the nest bowl.
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Thicken the abalone sauce with cornstarch. Seasoning with soy sauce. Pour the sauce over the eggs.
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Serve immediately.