Chinese Steamed Egg (Hibiscus Egg)

Chinese Steamed Egg (Hibiscus Egg) is a popular Chinese dish is commonly made for children, although it is also served to the elderly or ill.


Chinese Steamed Egg (Hibiscus Egg)

2 eggs

1 cup water

Pinch of salt


Crack eggs into a heatproof bowl and beat them while slowly adding water.  Add a pinch of salt

Place the bowl in a large pan and add enough water to reach the brim of the bowl. Cover the pan with a lid.

Turn heat on high and bring water to a bowl.  Boil water for 6 minutes and check to see if eggs are set.

Remove the bowl from the pan.  Garnish with soy sauce and/or green onions, if desired, and serve immediately.


1 serving, 130 calories

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