Salted egg yolk fish

Main Dish
4 servings
30 min
35 min
Its a dish with clear Asian Chinese flavors ringing out loud and the taste is faultless.


Number of serving: 4

For the fish :

2 pieces kerisi merah (red snapper ; de-gut and cut into two)

2 tsp corn flour

1 tsp turmeric powder

Salt to taste

For other ingredients :

2 salted eggs (boiled, remove the yolks and gently crumbled ; you can also use the whites)

1 red onion (chopped)

1/2 inch ginger (chopped)

2 red chilies (or 2 bird eye chilies - cut into pieces)

2 sprigs coriander leaves (shredded/chopped)

2 tbsp oyster sauce

1 tsp light soy sauce

Oil (as needed)

Pepper to taste

Salt to taste (use sparingly or taste before adding)


  • Rub flour, turmeric and salt over fish.
  • Deep fry; remove and keep aside.
  • Leave about 2 tbsp oil in the same pan.
    Saute onion, ginger and chilies.
  • Pour in oyster and soy sauce and 1/4 cup of water.
    (More water for more gravy)
  • Season with salt and pepper.
    When sauce thickens, add fish.
  • Gently stir to coat fish with sauce.
    Off the heat.
  • Add coriander leaves, spring onions and egg yolks.
    Stir again and dish out.


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