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Salted Egg Yolk Shrimp

I love salted egg, I think I may have mentioned it in one of my early posts that I like having it for my afternoon snack paired with ice-cold bottle of coke back in my college years- those carefree days of not having to worry about cholesterol; that time when I do not seem to gain any weight–I  can eat whatever, whenever and not gain any lbs at all.

I have stick arms back then, now my arms are like cake rolls! LOL. Just kidding. They’re definitely bigger though because my body structure has changed after more than 2 decades…I like to think that it’s just a natural part of my evolution 😀

Okay, here’s one recipe that uses yummy, creamy, sinful salted egg yolk..about a month ago I went crazy with salted eggs, I bought a lot and ate it for snacks (my daughter loves it too) used it on this shrimp recipe, on carbonara and on pancakes!  I have photos of them, I’ll find time to share them here, too.

For this recipe, I like to use shrimp that’s already shelled so all I need to do is to de-vein  them, it makes cooking this dish quick and easy.

On the other hand, I don’t mind shelling prawns because they’re big hence I only have to do a few pieces..just saying.:D

Happy Cooking!  🙂

Season shrimp and dredge in cornflour, then pan-fry until they turn orange in color

Saute garlic in cooking oil

Add the mashed salted egg yolks and a little water

add the shrimp

Cook for about a minute or just until the shrimps are coated with egg yolk sauce. Add fresh or dried parsley leaves (optional)

Salted Egg Yolk Shrimp

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Course: Main, Seafood
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Japanese
Keyword: salted egg, salted egg with shrimp, salted egg yolk shrimp recipe, salted egg yolk with shrimp, shrimp recipe
Servings: 4 people
Author: Olive
I love salted egg, I think I may have mentioned it in one of my early posts that I like having it for my afternoon snack paired with ice-cold bottle of coke back in my college years
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  • Put cornstarch or flour in separate bowl, add half teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon garlic powder, if using.
  • Stir well to combine.
  • Wash shrimp and pat dry.
  • Season lightly with salt and ground black pepper and add to the seasoned cornstarch.
  • Heat pan over medium high heat, add oil.
  • Add shrimp, shake off excess corn flour first.
  • Turn over to cook the other side when they orange in color.
  • Take out of the pan and set aside.
  • Wipe pan clean with paper towel (be careful).
  • Add more oil and saute garllic until brown and fragrant.
  • Add mashed salted egg yolk and about 3 tablespoons of water to loosen it.
  • Season lightly with salt and pepper.
  • Add some parsley flakes and or chili flakes (optional).
  • Add in the cooked shrimp, stir until the shrimp are evenly coated with the egg yolk sauce.
  • Serve immediately over rice or pasta or as an appetizer. Enjoy 🙂
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