Chawanmushi Recipe

Total Time:

25 minutes(Cooking)



Chawanmushi Recipe

This dish, always served in a teacup, is a delicious treat in a fun presentation.


75gminced chicken
2 piecescrabsticks - shredded
2 tbspmirin
1/2 cupchicken stock
1 tsppepper
Japanese seaweed flakes for garnishing


  1. In a bowl, add the eggs, mirin, chicken stock, pepper. Beat gently with fork or chopsticks.
  2. Divide minced chicken into 2 small bowls (teacups).
  3. Using a sieve, strain the egg mixture equally into the 2 bowls. Cover each bowl with aluminium foil.
  4. Prepare steamer. Steam for 15 minutes on low heat.
  5. When the texture's firm, take bowl out, decorate with crabsticks on top, pop it back into steamer for approx. 2 minutes.
  6. Remove from steamer, garnish with seaweed flakes.

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