What would you do if you are too tired to whip up something elaborate or something that needs you to carry a heavy wok and just because you have tennis elbow and it doesn't seem to heal fast? Haih , as for me ,due to the medication I have been subjected to, it took my appetite away...this is what I did the last few days...I cooked something simple , light and easy. Yea, steamed egg ! And this surely restored back my appetite :p Love the smooth wobbly texture . Easy to gobble down, full of flavor and the best time is it is like a savory dessert except this goes well with a bowl of hot rice :) Yummy !
when steaming, remember to cover with aluminium so that water
does not drop into the mixture while steaming
look how wobbly and slurp-licious this steamed egg is :)
Steamed Egg - adapted from Gertrude of My Kitchen Snippets
2 large eggs + 1 duck egg yolk
1 1/4 cups of low sodium chicken stock
1 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tbsp sake- optional
a few dash of white pepper
Prepare a steamer. Bring the water to a rapid bowl and then lower down the heat. Put all the custard ingredients in a bowl and mix well . Strain the mixture over a fine sieve and set it aside. Distribute the mashed salted duck egg yolk into the ramekins. Pour the custard mixture into the ramekin. Cover the top of the ramekin with a piece of foil so that the steam will not mar the surface of the custard. Steam the custard in gently simmering water for 20 minutes. Insert a toothpick into the egg and if the liquid stay clear, its set. Remove from steamer and serve hot.
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