Spinach with Salted and Century Eggs

    20 mins

    A completely different recipe for spinach and eggs. Salted and century eggs are cooked with garlic and spinach, creating this delicious dish. Serve with freshly cooked rice.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
    • 600g spinach
    • 250ml water
    • 2 century eggs, peeled and diced
    • 2 cooked salted eggs, peeled, whites chopped and yolks mashed
    • salt, to taste
    • chicken stock granules, to taste

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Heat a large frying pan with 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Saute the garlic until aromatic, 2-3 minutes. Stir in the spinach and cook for 1-2 minutes.
    2. Add the water, century eggs and mashed egg yolks. Bring the mixture to the boil; boil for 5-10 minutes. Season with salt and chicken stock granules to taste. Stir in the chopped egg white and serve.


    The century egg is also known as a preserved egg, hundred-year egg, thousand-year old egg and millenium egg. These and salted eggs can be purchased in Chinese/Oriental speciality stores.

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    quick and easy to make. i think the garlic needed a little more time to sautee so it could take away a little bit of the over powering flavor of the salted duck yolk but generally it was good!!  -  13 Aug 2012