Chawamisu (Japanese Steamed Egg)

Ingredients:

3 egg whites

2 egg yolks

100-120 ml water or chicken stock

salt to taste

pinch of pepper

Fillings:

3 small cubes of crab meat (1mm)

1 tsp of shark fins

1 prawn (shredded or cubed)

Method:

  1. Lightly beat the eggs till blended.
  2. Add in the stock, pepper and salt to taste.
  3. Prepare steamer.
  4. Sieve the eggs.  Pour into cups or ramekins. Then add the fillings.
  5. Most difficult part of making chawamisu is to note that the egg must be steamed with low fire or else you will get a lot of holes in the product.
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