Fluffy Stir-fried Bitter Melon and Eggs

Fluffy Stir-fried Bitter Melon and Eggs

The eggs are lightly cooked first and removed from the pan. Then the goya is stir-fried and they are mixed together, so the eggs turn out fluffy.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Bitter Melon
Dashi stock granules
1/2 teaspoon
Salt and pepper
to taste
Garlic soy sauce or soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon (Recipe ID: 1721192)
White sesame seeds
as needed
Vegetable oil
as needed
to taste


1. Cut the bitter melon in half, remove the seeds with a spoon, and thinly slice it into 5 mm slices. Lightly rub with salt and microwave for 1 minute. Pour into a strainer.
2. Heat a frying pan well and pour in the vegetable oil. Add the eggs. When the eggs are half-cooked, immediately remove them from the heat.
3. Add vegetable oil and stir-fry the bitter melon. Add the dashi stock granules and quickly stir-fry. Return the eggs to the pan and add the soy sauce indirectly by pouring it onto the inner edge of the pan. Stir-fry.
4. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper. Arrange on a dish and sprinkle on the sesame seeds.
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Story Behind this Recipe

I had half a bitter melon leftover and wanted to use it up, so I created this recipe.