Egg & Roe Google? Nah, It’s Egg & Roe Bing

Eating out in LA is much like finding a treasure chest for your tastebuds. Sometimes you come across a dish that was so good, you feel like your life has changed for the better because of it (you know what I’m talking about)

We went on a date to Majordomo and honestly it was PHENOMENAL. Funny story, we reserved dinner a month in advance, and when the day finally came Elijah woke up that morning with an eye allergy attack that left him nearly blind all day. We almost didn’t show up, but he rallied, put on some shades, and made it to dinner. It definitely paid off as we had one of the best meals of all time!

When we decided to cook our anniversary dinner at home this year, we thought back to our past memories of our favorite dates. The egg & roe bing from Majordomo was one of them! Ours may not be exactly like the restaurant’s creation, but it was so exciting because it was something we made ourselves and also filled us up with some much-needed nostalgia. Now you can try it, too! Grab a spoon and dig in all the way to the bottom of the bowl, plop it onto your flatbread, and get ready for a ride 😀


Servings: 2

Prep time: 10 min

Cook Time: 20 min

Ingredients:

  • 1 boiled egg
  • 2 tbsp salmon roe (ikura)
  • ½ onion
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • Pinch of salt
  • ½ cup potato chips
  • ¼ cup chives
  • 1-2 pieces of bing (chinese style flatbread), can also be substituted with naan or pita bread

Special Equipment You Need:

  • Food processor

Recipe:

Boil the egg:

  1. In a sauce pan, bring about 3 inches of water to boil.
  2. Once the water is boiling, add 1 egg and boil for 6 min.
  3. Drain the hot water and place your egg in an ice bath.

Make onion soubise:

  1. Dice the onion into fine pieces.
  2. Heat a pot on medium heat, then add butter and onion.
  3. Stir frequently and cook for about 10 min or until the onion is soft and light brown.
  4. Remove the pot from the heat. Make sure that the butter is still there and doesn’t burn (if too much butter is evaporated, add more butter and melt it.)
  5. Add a pinch of salt then stir.
  6. Add the mixture into the food processor and food process it for 30-45 seconds or until the mixture looks like applesauce.

Plating:

  1. Place your onion soubise on the bottom of a small bowl.
  2. Add chives and chips.
  3. Cut the top off the boiled egg to reveal the gooey yolk.
  4. Place the egg in the center of the bowl and top it with egg roe.
  5. Crack some fresh salt on top.
  6. Serve with warm flatbread.
  7. Mix it all up and put a spoonful on top of each flatbread bite.

Enjoy!

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