Steamed Dried Scallops and Eggs Recipe

Steamed eggs is a very common homemade dish for Chinese, most mom and kids love it because it is nutritious and delicious.  Dried Scallops are very flavorful and  good for your body. It contains  lot of protein, vitamin A, vitamin B and vitamin D. Chinese usually serve dried scallops congee to patients to help them recovery faster. Adding it into the steamed eggs, made the dish so rich in flavor with just a touch of salt.

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Steamed Dried Scallops and Eggs Recipe

Ingredients:

5                              Dried Scallops
3                              Eggs
144 g                       Water
Small bowl          Hot Water
1/2 teaspoon      Salt
To taste                Green Onion (Finely chopped)

Cookware:
Cusinart CSO-300 Combo Steam + Convection Oven
Le Creuset 1 quart rectangular baking dish
Strainer
Plastic Wrap

Steps:
1. In a small bowl, add hot water to cover dried scallops, soak for at least 2 hours or until soften. Shred dried scallops and set soaking water aside for later use.
2. Whisk eggs, water, soaking water and salt until well combined, strain through a strainer into the baking dish. Add shredded dried scallops and stir well, cover baking dish with plastic wrap.
3. Pick “steam” function, set to 210F for 20 minutes, sprinkles with green onion and serve immediately.

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Tips:
1.  Stove top steaming method:
Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a big pot or wok, place a metal rack and set the baking dish on it. Cover the lid, lower heat to medium and cook for 3 minutes. Heat off and remain covered for 2 minutes. Remove lid quickly, sprinkle green onion and serve immediately.

2.  Eggs and water ratio is 1 : 1.5 , adjust steam time accordingly.
For example: 100g eggs, add 150g water

3. Each stove and cookware are different, use glass lid if available. Pay close attention to eggs color, turn heat off immediately when eggs turn light yellow, let it covered for 1-2 minutes and serve at once.

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