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Steamed Egg Custard

This is one of the humblest of Cantonese dishes and one of the noblest custards. A couple of tips will ensure perfection. Boiled then cooled water is one of the requirements for achieving a delicate, smooth custard. Also, do not allow the water in the steamer to get above a…

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This is one of the humblest of Cantonese dishes and one of the noblest custards. A couple of tips will ensure perfection. Boiled then cooled water is one of the requirements for achieving a delicate, smooth custard. Also, do not allow the water in the steamer to get above a bare simmer, and be sure to remove the custard as soon as it sets. Heat that is too strong or overcooking will result in a spongy texture.

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Preparation

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 4 to 6 servings
  • Calories 89
  • Carbohydrate Content 1 g
  • Cholesterol Content 213 mg
  • Fat Content 6 g
  • Fiber Content 0 g
  • Protein Content 7 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 2 g
  • Sodium Content 577 mg
  • Sugar Content 0 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g