Cooking Egg Foo Young
Egg Foo Young is a fried egg dish from the Korea-Chinese region of Fujian province. The name “egg” in this dish translates to “leftover”. This dish can be traced back to the early Japanese settlers who came to Fujian’s shores around the nineteenth century. The legend says that these newcomers got the idea for egg frying from an old Buddhist tale in which the Deva (or deal Silva in Japanese) made a meal of eggs by the ocean. Legend has it that the emperor of Japan created the first egg fried rice dish and that this legend eventually spread all over Japan.
The egg-cooked rice is a delicious traditional dish served in Fujian restaurants all through the day. It is a boiled egg salad with vegetables and meat underneath. This dish is called “leftover” egg-cooked rice because you can eat a lot of the yolk while the egg remains on top. The egg whites are usually left to cool, and this makes them soft and fluffy, unlike regular egg fried rice, where they are hard and brittle.
There are two popular ways of preparing egg-cooked rice. One way is by steaming the egg white while the other uses a pressure cooker. In this article, we’ll show you how to make the classic Chinese steamed egg. The necessary procedure is as follows: Place uncooked rice into a steamer. Add one tablespoon of light honey or rice wine for the dark brown egg.
Bring the steamer to its boil. Put in enough hot water so that the rice gets steam and then cover tightly with a lid. Allow the egg white to come up to the boiling point. Immediately remove the lid and swish the water to mix the egg whites with the steam. Add sugar or clarified butter and allow to cool. Heat the cooker again and bring to a gentle boil.
You should be able to see a clear and slightly foamy egg inside the steamer. Remove the egg from the cooker and place it in a strainer. You can strain the egg by pressing the filter firmly against the egg white. When the egg is drained, set it aside, add a little more hot water if necessary to make sure there are no leftovers.
Making fluffy rice by boiling an egg in a porcelain pot is called frying egg and is not easy. First, you have to get a tiny jar with very little water inside. Next, you will need to find a good egg and rub it all over the surface of the porcelain pot. You can start by putting a lot of oil on the egg. Make sure the egg gets coated in oil. Cover the pot and let it cook for about twenty minutes to give the egg plenty of time to become soft.
After the egg becomes soft, could you remove it from the heat? Mix it with two teaspoons of cooking oil until it completely combines with the oil. Then, it would help if you put the egg back into the pot and gently heat the rest of the rice. You can add the egg again and continue to stir the rice while it cooks. Once the rice is al dente, you can serve it with your customary homemade breakfast drink, such as tea. Otherwise, you can put the rice on top of your eggs and enjoy a sumptuous meal with the family.
Cooking an egg Foo Young requires patience, but it is well worth the effort. Just watch as the egg begins to turn light golden brown. You will also get to taste the tender rice and egg batter that has been cooked so long and is still perfectly al dente. After this, you will understand why Egg Foo Young is one of Singapore’s most popular breakfast choices.