Chef John

467 RECIPES

30+ years of experience in the culinary industry

Steamed Egg With Stir-Fried Shrimp

With both egg and shrimp, this dish is not only filling but satisfying to make. The steamed egg brings out the flavor of the shrimp by complimenting both the taste and the texture. This dish is healthy and incredibly nutritious.

CUISINES: Chinese
LEVEL: EASY
TIME: 25 min
SERVING: 2 People
INGREDIENTS:
LET'S START
Step 1
Step 1
Step 1
Use 1 cup of Shaoxing cooking wine to soak the Kaiyang or dried shrimp for 30 minutes to 45 minutes, the purpose is to remove the fishy smell make it easy to peel
Step 2
Step 2
Step 2
Shred and dice the ham.
Step 3
Step 3
Step 3
Cut the shrimps from the back with a knife.
Step 4
Step 4
Step 4
Make the eggs into an egg liquid, pour in warm water at 50°C/120°F, and stir well.
Step 5
Step 5
Step 5
Filter the egg liquid with a filter and pour the egg on a plate.
Step 6
Step 6
Step 6
Put soaked Kaiyang into egg liquid.
Step 7
Step 7
Step 7
Put it in a steamer and steam for 5-8 minutes. (The steaming time depends on the thickness of the plate)
Step 8
Step 8
Step 8
Add oil into the pan, fry the shrimp in the pan over medium heat for 1-2 minutes. Pour in Shaoxing cooking wine 1tsp, ham, chicken broth, salt, white pepper, water + corn starch to thicken, green beans and stir to collect the juice evenly.
Step 9
Step 9
Step 9
Pour the fried shrimp on the steamed egg.
Step 10
Step 10
Step 10
Enjoy!
Features:
Features:
Features:
Egg-flavored shrimp is fresh, with complimentary taste, supple taste, and rich nutrition.
Key point 1:
Key point 1:
Key point 1:
The egg liquid must be even and use the filter to remove the foam, otherwise, the steamed eggs are likely to have pores and not smooth. Dried shrimp should be soaked in wine, otherwise, it will smell fishy
Key point 2:
Key point 2:
Key point 2:
It is better to use a medium or low heat to steam the egg fire, otherwise, the egg liquid will easily fly away. The last thickened juice should not be too thick, which affects the taste.