Gaeran Jim (Korean Steamed Egg)

Eggs are popular in Korean cuisine, and are often served at any time of day and with any meal. This quick egg dish is a popular banchan, or side dish, but it can also be served as a simple main dish with fresh rice, kimchi, and vegetables or as a warm and comforting snack.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • ¾ cup water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon gochugaru
  • 1 medium scallion, trimmed and thinly sliced

Directions

  • In a heatproof ceramic bowl, whisk together eggs, water, salt, gochugaru, and scallion until foamy.
  • Place the bowl in a pot and fill the pot halfway up the sides of the bowl with hot, but not boiling, water. Place a lid on the pot and cook over medium-low heat for 10 minutes or until egg is set. It should be firm and jiggly, but not runny. Carefully remove eggs from pot and serve hot

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • ¾ cup water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon gochugaru
  • 1 medium scallion, trimmed and thinly sliced

Directions

  • In a heatproof ceramic bowl, whisk together eggs, water, salt, gochugaru, and scallion until foamy.
  • Place the bowl in a pot and fill the pot halfway up the sides of the bowl with hot, but not boiling, water. Place a lid on the pot and cook over medium-low heat for 10 minutes or until egg is set. It should be firm and jiggly, but not runny. Carefully remove eggs from pot and serve hot

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories60
Total Fat3.5g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol140mg
Sodium350mg
Total Carbohydrate1g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Protein5g