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Steamed Egg

Velvety texture and fresh scallions create a simple yet flavorful dish. This dish is the epitome of simplicity and flavor.

Tasty Team
83% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Under 30 minutes


for 1 serving

  • 1 ⅓ cups water (320 mL), divided
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 pinch salt
  • chive, chopped, for garnish

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 90
  • Fat 5g
  • Carbs 0g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Protein 7g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Bring a medium pot with about 1 cup (240 ml) of water, just enough to cover the bottom of the pan by an inch (2 cm), to a boil.
  2. Add the beaten egg to a ramekin and sprinkle in a pinch of salt.
  3. While slowly stirring with a fork, pour in the remaining water.
  4. Cover with foil and place the ramekin into the boiling water. Cover and steam for 12 minutes. Uncover, carefully remove the ramekin, and take off the foil.
  5. Top with chives if you like.
  6. Enjoy!
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