Most salted eggs are covered in a black, damp, salted charcoal which in turn makes it salty. There are many versatile ways to cook a salted egg, and there is nothing more delicious than their recent comeback with Salted Egg Fish Skin. On the more traditional side we always have some Steamed Mince Pork with Salted Egg or even Mooncakes.

Here are some of our picks for where to try these eggstraordinary dishes:

  1. Steamed Minced Pork with Salted Egg
    Man Sing Restaurant in Tai Hang is a bit tucked away but actually very accessible. Simple exit from the Tin Hau MTR exit and take a brisk 5 minute walk into the Tai Hang area. Their Steamed Minced Pork with Salted Egg is a mountain of goodness topped with a Salted Egg. To consume, you must first mash the yolk and mix it with the minced pork to go with some white rice.

     

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    Address: G/F, 16 Wun Sha Street, Tai Hang

  2. Salted Egg Fish Skin
    Head to Irvin’s for some irresistible salted egg goodness. Warning: it is absolutely addictive. Don’t say we didn’t warn you! The crispy fried fish skin is coated with a salted egg sauce that is Irvin’s signature, perfect for snacking, hot pots or just a guilty-pleasure binge. Irvin currently has shops in both Central and Tsim Sha Tsui.

     

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    Address: Shop 2012, 2/F, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central

  3. Golden Prawns (Fried Prawns with Salted Egg Sauce)
    Deep-fried Prawns coated generously with a salted egg sauce, too much of guilty-pleasure? Think again, this salivating dish is a must-try when you come to Hong Kong. Crabtain Restaurant handles seafood with great expertise and curates the best dishes for locals and tourists alike.

     

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    Address: G/F, Ming Fung Building, 138 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai

  4. Salted Egg Custard Bun 
    Have a cute custard bun made with salted egg fillings! At Dim Sum Icon, get ready to devour cute Gudetama or other cartoon characters. Check out their other dim sums as well while you have the chance!

     

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    Address: Shop L308, 3F, The ONE, 100 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

  5. Mooncake (Seasonal)
    If you’re here during Mid-Autumn Festival (usually September), remember to get a taste of this traditional dessert. You can choose from many different fillings, including the Lotus Paste with Salted Egg Yolk, which featured the yolk of our eggscellent friend!

     

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    Address: 1/F, The Peninsula Hong Kong, 22 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui