A flavourful and comforting egg dish that all ages would enjoy! The Trio Eggs Spinach in Superior stock is a combination of century egg, salted duck egg and fresh chicken egg with Chinese spinach. This popular dish is commonly served in Chinese restaurants and local Tze Char stalls.
” I love the broth! It moistens my girls’ rice and flavours it at the same time!” – Sharon Lam
The century egg and salted egg in the dish adds umami to the broth. Here’s a tip, use Ikan Bilis or Chicken broth to give the flavour depth. In this recipe, home cook Sharon prefers Ikan Bilis stock because it gives an intense flavour. Chicken stock offers a lighter and cleaner taste.
Perfect for any occasion and goes great with rice! Replicate this simple recipe and serve it up to your family and friends.
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Preparation Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 5 mins | Total Time: 20 mins
No. of Servings: 4
- 250g – 300g chinese sharp or round spinach, remove the fibrous layer of the stem
- 1 century egg, sliced into wedges
- 1 salted egg, cooked and sliced into wedges
- 1 large egg, beaten
- 1 cup ikan bilis or chicken stock
- 3 cloves garlic, peeled and lightly smashed
- 1 tsp sugar
- ½ tsp sesame oil
- Salt, to taste
- Pepper, to taste
Step 1: Prepare the spinach
- Remove the fibrous layer of the stem.
- Cut it into 1 –1 ½ inch length.
Step 2: Cook the vegetable
- In a wok, bring the stock to boil. Add in wolfberries and garlic. Cover and boil for 1 minute. Add in the stems, season with sugar, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 1 min.
- Add in century egg and salted egg, cover and simmer for 2 min.
- Add in the leaves, cook till the leaves wilted, about 2 mins.
- Lastly, add in the beaten egg and allow it to set. Transfer to a serving plate, drizzle ½ tsp of sesame oil.
- Serve immediately!
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