Spinach with Salted and Century Eggs

Spinach with Salted and Century Eggs


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About this recipe: 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.


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

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