How to Make Stir Fry Chinese Salted Egg Bitter Gourd (咸蛋炒苦瓜)

This is a delicious savoury dish. Cooking with salted eggs make the bitter gourd so flavourful. The salted egg masks the bitter taste in the bitter gourd & turn this simple dish into a sumptuous one.

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How to Make Stir Fry Chinese Salted Egg Bitter Gourd (咸蛋炒苦瓜) Recipe
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First cut bitter gourd into half lengthwise.

First cut bitter gourd into half lengthwise.

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Using a spoon, scrape to remove all the seeds with membranes and pith, leaving only a thin layer of white flesh to the green skin of the bitter gourd.

Using a spoon, scrape to remove all the seeds with membranes and pith, leaving only a thin layer of white flesh to the green skin of the bitter gourd.

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Then cut bitter gourd into 3 mm thick slices.

Then cut bitter gourd into 3 mm thick slices.

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After cutting into slices, rub the bitter gourd with salt.

After cutting into slices, rub the bitter gourd with salt.

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Then rinse with water to get rid of the bitter taste and set aside.

Then rinse with water to get rid of the bitter taste and set aside.

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Place the salted duck egg yolks in a steamer.

Place the salted duck egg yolks in a steamer.

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Steam the salted egg yolks till cooked through, about 5 minutes.

Steam the salted egg yolks till cooked through, about 5 minutes.

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Using a fork, mashed the cooked salted egg yolks. Now, we are ready to stir fry the bitter gourd.

Using a fork, mashed the cooked salted egg yolks. Now, we are ready to stir fry the bitter gourd.

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To stir fry, first heat up 1 tablespoon oil in wok.

To stir fry, first heat up 1 tablespoon oil in wok.

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Add in bitter gourd and chicken stock granules.

Add in bitter gourd and chicken stock granules.

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Stir fry for about 2 minutes.

Stir fry for about 2 minutes.

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Then dish up and set aside.

Then dish up and set aside.

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In the same wok, heat up the remaining 2 tablespoons oil.

In the same wok, heat up the remaining 2 tablespoons oil.

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Add in chopped garlic and spring onions. Saute till fragrant, about 2 minutes.

Add in chopped garlic and spring onions. Saute till fragrant, about 2 minutes.

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Add mashed salted egg yolks and stir fry till aromatic.

Add mashed salted egg yolks and stir fry till aromatic.

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Then add the fried bitter gourd.

Then add the fried bitter gourd.

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Next add the white pepper and sugar.

Next add the white pepper and sugar.

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Lastly add in water.

Lastly add in water.

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Cover and cook over medium heat.

Cover and cook over medium heat.

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Cook till water dries up and bitter gourd turns soft, about 3 to 4 minutes. Season to taste. And we're done!

Cook till water dries up and bitter gourd turns soft, about 3 to 4 minutes. Season to taste. And we're done!

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Dish onto serving plate and serve hot with steamed rice. This dish goes very well with hot porridge too.

Dish onto serving plate and serve hot with steamed rice. This dish goes very well with hot porridge too.

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