Simple Stir-fried Cucumber-Egg

This dish is reminisced by my childhood memory. My mom used to cook this when I was little, because it’s super easy, healthy, and ready in no time.DSC02042.jpg

Total time: 15 minutes

Serve: 2


1                      Cucumber, peal the skin, cut in half, chop

1                      Egg, beat

2 cloves          Garlic, chopped

1 tsp                Salt

1 tsp                Sugar

1 tsp                Shaoxing wine

½ cup               Water

a pinch of pepper

Vegetable oil

Garnish with sesame seed (optional)



  • Pre-heat a wok/cooking pan on medium-high with vegetable oil.
  • Scramble the beaten egg until half-cooked, add in chopped garlic.DSC02037.JPGDSC02038.JPG
  • Once it’s fragrant, add in the cut cucumber, stir for a minute, add water.
  • Season with salt, sugar, and shaoxing wine.DSC02041.JPG
  • Cover the for about 1-2 minutes until it’s cooked. garnish with sesame seed, ready to serve.DSC02043.jpg

Author: Dewi

Hello there! If you are stopping by this page, you are probably searching for easy Asian home-cook meal inspirations that are uncomplicated, quick, budget-friendly, and still tasty and delishhh….. That’s what I am going to share in this blog. I am not a chef, I cook because I love it and I enjoy it. To give you a little background of who I am…. My name is Dewi, a self-made home-cook who enjoys filling her kitchen in with tasty and delicious of Asian food. I was born and grew up in Jakarta, Indonesia where I have never learned how to cook (except frying an egg or two, add soy sauce, and eat it with rice) and never thought I would have to cook ever in my life. Because my mom, who was (still is) the “family chef” had never encouraged the children to be involved in the kitchen. So, my passion for food and cooking came later on when I went abroad. In 2006, I moved to Beijing, China where I lived for a good 9 years. I occasionally cooked as I preferred to eat out or to order in, for a simple reason, it’s convenient and affordable (back then). My cooking journey became more apparent in 2015 when I decided to move to Germany. Eating out, especially for Asian food is expensive and not authentic. The selection of Asian restaurants is limited and because of the high price, it would mean that I would have to burn a hole in my pocket if I want to do it often. So now that I have a small family (my husband, my son, and I), I cook not only for myself but also for them. I like to try new things like occasional baking or non-Asian food. For that being said, I want to share my cooking journey with you and hope that you can find new food inspirations that you can do yourself at home, either for yourself or your family, it doesn’t have to be complicated. Happy cooking! =) Xoxo Dewi

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