Salted Egg Shrimp Recipe

Use this salted egg sauce on shrimp, chicken, and pork!

Salted egg is all the rage these days, so why not try your hand at making a salted egg sauce? It’s easy! Aside from shrimp, you can also pair it with chicken or pork.

Salted Egg Shrimp Recipe

Rofel Balbuena
Use this salted egg sauce on shrimp, chicken, and pork!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Asian
Servings 2 to 3


Salted Egg Shrimp Ingredients

  • 500 Grams Shrimp medium-sized, peeled and deveined, with tails left on
  • Salt tot aste
  • black pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 Cup cornstarch seasoned with salt and pepper
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 4 Salted Egg (itlog na maalat) (use yolks), mashed
  • chili leaves (dahon ng sili) fried, to garnish


  • Season shrimp with salt and pepper.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
  • Dredge shrimp in seasoned cornstarch then fry until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
  • In the same pan, sauté garlic in butter. Add salted egg yolks; mix well.
  • Add cooked shrimp and toss to coat. Cook for 2 minutes. Garnish with parsley or fried chili leaves, if desired.
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