Salted Egg Yolk 3 Ways

Years into the trend, we dare say that many Singaporeans will still lunge at anything with the label Salted Egg Yolk. So today’s recipe is a special one, which features not just ONE, but THREE different ways you can use Knorr Salted Egg Powder, made up of real egg yolks!

First up we have a crispy tofu with SEY dipping sauce which is really easy to make. After that we go onto deep frying chicken midwings, and coating them in a tasty sauce. Last but not least, a molten lava chocolate cake, with salted egg goodness in the middle of it all!

Easily available at your favourite grocer, Knorr Salted Egg Powder is a highly versatile product that can be used for many recipes, simplifying the process of making salted egg yolk dishes.

Give it a try!

 

Crispy Fried Tofu with Salted Egg Yolk Dip

Servings: 4 pax
Cooking Time: 1 hour
Skill level: Easy

Ingredients

Deep fried tofu:

  • 2 blocks (300g each block) pressed tofu
  • 1 cup rice flour (for coating)
  • 3 chilli padis (chopped)
  • Handful of curry leaves
  • Oil for deep frying

Salted egg yolk dip:

  • 4 tbsp Knorr Salted Egg Yolk Powder
  • 4 tbsp Japanese mayo
  • 1 tsp English mustard
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp Thai chilli sauce
  • 2 tbsp water
  • Pepper to taste

Steps

  1. Cut tofu into 8 cubes per block and dry them on a paper towel. Remove as much moisture as you can.
  2. Coat tofu cubes in rice flour and dust off excess.
  3. Heat oil in pan for deep-frying.
  4. Deep-fry coated tofu cubes at around 180°C until golden brown. Drain and set aside.
  5. Lightly fry chopped chilli padis and curry leaves until crispy, drain and set aside.
  6. Combine Japanese mayo, mustard, Thai chilli sauce and lime juice.
  7. Stir in Knorr Salted Egg Yolk Powder, water and pepper to taste. Mix until you get a smooth dip, then microwave it for 45 seconds.
  8. Serve fried tofu with a sprinkle of crispy chilli padis and curry leaves along with salted egg yolk dip on the side.

 

Salted Egg Yolk Fried Chicken Wings

Servings: 6 pax
Cooking Time: 1 hour
Skill level: Easy

Ingredients

Deep fried mid wings:

  1. 450g (est 12 wings) chicken midwings
  2. ¼ cup Knorr Salted Egg Yolk Powder
  3. ¾ cup plain flour
  4. ¼ cup cornstarch
  5. ½ tsp baking powder
  6. Oil for deep frying

Salted egg yolk sauce:

  1. 4 tbsp Knorr Salted Egg Yolk Powder
  2. ½ tsp Knorr Chicken Powder (optional)
  3. 2 tbsp sugar
  4. 80g butter
  5. 2 tbsp milk powder
  6. 4 chili padis (chopped)
  7. Handful of curry leaves
  8. Pepper to taste

Steps

  1. Combine flour, cornstarch, baking powder and Knorr Salted Egg Yolk Powder to form batter of chicken mid wings.
  2. Coat chicken mid wings with batter.
  3. Heat oil in pan for deep-frying.
  4. Deep-fry coated chicken mind wings at 180°C, until golden brown. Drain and set aside on paper towels.
  5. Combine sugar, Knorr Chicken Powder, Knorr Salted Egg Yolk Powder and milk powder in a bowl.
  6. Melt butter and add chili padi and curry leaves in a pan at low heat. Fry until fragrant.
  7. Add Knorr Salted Egg Yolk Powder mixture to the panr and combine well, add pepper to taste.
  8. Toss the deep fried chicken mid wings into the salted egg yolk mixture and serve.

 

Salted Egg Yolk Molten Lava Chocolate Cake

Servings: 4 pax
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Skill level: Easy

Ingredients

Salted egg yolk filling:

  1. 30g Knorr Salted Egg Yolk Powder
  2. 40g melted unsalted butter
  3. 10g cornstarch
  4. 10g milk powder
  5. 50g evaporated milk
  6. 40g icing sugar

Lava cake batter:

  1. 60g plain flour
  2. 80g unsalted butter
  3. 140g dark chocolate chips
  4. 2 eggs
  5. 2 egg yolks
  6. 100g caster sugar
  7. 20g cocoa powder
  8. 1 tbsp espresso powder (optional)

Steps

  1. Combine Knorr Salted Egg Yolk Powdercorn starch, milk powder and icing sugar together.
  2. Combine melted butter and evaporated milk, then add in salted egg yolk mixture. Mix well.
  3. Pour mixture into molds and freeze for at least 4 hours.
  4. Melt dark chocolate and butter in a microwave at 10 second intervals.
  5. In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs, egg yolk and caster sugar together.
  6. Sift in the plain flour and cocoa powder, mix until combined. Do not overmix.
  7. Add in dark chocolate mixture slowly and combine well. Optional to add espresso powder.
  8. Coat ramekins with butter and cocoa powder.
  9. Pour batter into ramekins until ½ full. Place frozen salted egg yolk center in the middle of the ramekins and fill the remekins to the top with batter.
  10. Bake in preheated oven at 210°Cfor 11-12 minutes until the top has set.
  11. Leave lava cake to cool for several minutes then run a knife around the ramekins.
  12. Invert ramekins onto plates to release.
  13. Dust with icing sugar or cocoa powder and serve.

 

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