Friday, September 16, 2011

Salted Egg Fried Rice - Rice Week #3


Just have this crazy idea of using salted egg to fry rice. Wonder if it'll give it that wonderful eggy aroma that it gives to chicken, crab and prawns.

Verdict? It was just so-so. The aroma is not that prominent. But wonder if that'll be rectified by using double amount of egg yolks? Maybe you can use up those egg yolks from your mooncakes if you refuse to eat them up, but I doubt it. That is usually the precious item in those moonies. I don't eat mooncakes, so I won't have any.



Salted Egg Fried Rice
Recipe source: Wendyywy

2 salted eggs
2 cups of cooled cooked rice
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 Tbsp cooking oil

Few pieces of prawns or chicken
1 tsp oil
1 Tbsp butter
½ cup finely sliced spring onions
2 bird’s eye chilli, finely sliced (optional)

1. Break salted egg and separate yolk and white. Steam salted egg yolk for 10 minutes or until cooked. Mash egg yolk and set aside.
2. Heat wok and put in 2 Tbsp oil. Put in garlic and sauté until golden. Put in rice and toss until rice is hot. Dish up and set aside.
3. Put in 1 tsp oil and brown prawn/ chicken. Push to the side of wok.
4. On low heat, put in butter(no need to wait til fully melted) and mashed egg yolks. Cook egg yolks until it looks foamy. Add in bird’s eye chilli at this point if it is preferred.
5. Push prawns/chicken onto foamy egg yolks and cook for a while. Turn heat to high
6. Put rice back into wok and toss until rice is hot again. Push rice to the side and put in salted egg whites. Quickly push rice onto egg whites (the salted egg whites cook really quick) and toss rice so that the egg whites will be well dispersed.
7. Season with pepper and dish up.

17 comments:

  1. With just few simple ingredients can fry up such a delicious fried rice! Salted eggs; very appetising to any dishes! It is about lunch time now and looking at your beautiful fried rice makes me goes real hungry! Let me check my pantry any salted eggs left and going to whip up the same like yours! hee....

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  2. salted egg cook with sotong and curry leave butter... superb

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  3. Wow salted egg is my favorite but this sounds super duper good! gonna tell me mom to try :D

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  4. I love this. Best fried using leftover overnight rice. Yumm

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  5. yeah, salted egg yolks are tastier than the egg whites but i think this is also a nice dish! i can eat double amount of fried rice than plain rice unless got sambal..hehe..

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  6. Want to try this, sounds delicious!
    BTW, I'd tried the pickle papaya, and yes very nice.

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  7. Wendy, I can just eat salted eggs by itself so you can tell how much I love salted eggs. hehe.. I have never thought of frying rice with it, now I know. Can't wait to try this recipe. BTW how is your boy boy? Give him a hug for me okay?

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  8. Oooh. This I must try. Thanks for sharing

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  9. HI!

    I am writing from America. I LOVE your site, I am just wondering, how do you make salted eggs?

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  10. Very creative of you to use salted egg, looks delicious enough:) I would prefer with salted fish I think.

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  11. For me it looks good eh, with just simple ingredients.

    Angeline

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  12. Wendy..thanks for the idea...I have never tried fried rice with salted egg before. I want to try this out ...mentally counting the cholesterol level :p

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  13. My first thought was will it be very salty. But hey your fried rice is nice and fluffy.

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  14. I made fried rice the other day and my other half asked on why we always hear chicken fried rice, seafood fried rice, mushrooms fried rice etc but never salted egg fried rice.

    And them came your recipe. What a coincident.

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  15. have u ever tried salted egg fried mihun...its damn niceee

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  16. what??idk,
    thank you for the suggestion, I'll try it next time

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