Stir-fried Bean Sprout with Salted Egg (Tauge Telor Asin)

I loveeee salted egg, it reminds me of home. Back then, when my mom didn’t cook or had no time to cook, I used to eat salted egg with rice. It’s simple and yummy. But since I lived in Germany, it’s now very common to eat this and can only be found at the Asian supermarket. So I thought when I bought this (mainly come in a package of 6) I should make a dish from salted egg…:)

Total Time: 15 minutes

Serving: 2


150 gr              Tauge/ Bean sprouts

100 gr              Green beans

1                     Salted egg

3                     Big chilies, sliced

1                     Small chili, sliced

2                     Shallot, sliced

3                     Garlic, sliced

1                     Spring onion, sliced


Vegetable oil


  • Pre-heat a wok on medium-high with a few spoon of vegetable oil. Throw in the garlic and shallot. Stir for a few second until it’s fragrant.
  • Throw in green beans, chilies, and chopped spring onion. Stir for about 3-5 minutes until it’s half cooked.
  • Add in bean sprout, stir for another minute.
  • Lastly, use a spoon to add in salted egg. Adjust the taste with salt, cook for another 2-3 minutes until the salted egg is becoming softer.
  • Ready to serve.

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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