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Savory Custard

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  Dried shrimp 2 Tablespoon
  Lobster 1 , heads split and roasted
  Stalk celery 1 , cubed
  Onion 1 , cubed
  Konbu 1 (Dried Seaweed, 3 X 3 Inch)
  Bonito flakes/Dried fish 3 Tablespoon
  Shiitake mushrooms 2 , dried
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon
  Water 3 Liter
  Eggs 3
  Dashi stock/Fish stock 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Sake/Vodka 1 Teaspoon
  Light soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onions 2 Teaspoon, finely chopped
  Lobster/Fresh prawns 1

Break the eggs in a bowl.
Use cooking chopsticks to lift up the egg whites 3 or 4 times.
This mixes the eggs without beating air into them.
Add the remaining ingredients for the custard and mix well.
Steamer set-up: Fill a double boiler with water and bring to a boil.
Turn water down to gentle simmer.
To cook custard: Mix custard well with a ladle before pouring custard into glasses or small Chinese cups or soup bowls.
Place the custard into the double boiler or bamboo steamer over water in a wok, and steam slowly for 12-15 minutes.
Do not rush or the custard will over cook, bubble and separate.
When custard jiggles, it is ready.
While the custard is cooking prepare the garnish.
Steam Lobster for 9 minutes.
Let cool at room temperature.
Clean and slice into 1/2" bite sized medallions.
Add sliced lobster to a small mixing bowl.
Season with chopped chives (or spring onions), lemon juice, soy and truffle oil.
Salt and pepper to taste.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1438 Calories from Fat 324

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g55.6%

Saturated Fat 8.5 g42.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1682.3 mg560.8%

Sodium 8199.3 mg341.6%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.3%

Dietary Fiber 4.1 g16.4%

Sugars 12.3 g

Protein 239 g477.1%

Vitamin A 31.9% Vitamin C 23.6%

Calcium 59.6% Iron 36%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Savory Custard Recipe