Fried Eggs with Spicy Minced Pork

The spicy minced pork is placed on top of the fried eggs as if the eggs are a plate holding treasures.

Prep Time:
5 min
Cook Time:
15 min


Nutrition Facts
  • 6 tablespoons water, divided
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch, divided
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) oil
  • 5 oz (145 g) minced or ground pork
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) spicy chili bean sauce
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) minced ginger
  • 2 dried shiitake mushrooms, reconstituted and chopped
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) rice cooking wine


  1. In a small bowl, whisk 4 tablespoons (60 mL) water with 2 tablespoons (30 mL) cornstarch until blended. In another bowl, whisk eggs. Add cornstarch mixture and whisk to combine. 

  2. Heat oil in a frying pan. Add egg mixture and fry on low, without stirring, until cooked through and golden coloured. Remove from the pan onto a plate. 

  3. Fry pork in the same pan until it turns white and is cooked through. Add chili bean sauce and sugar; stir well. Add garlic, ginger, mushrooms, soy sauce, and rice wine. Stir fry until fragrant.

  4. In a small bowl, whisk together remaining 2 tablespoons (30 mL) water with remaining 1 tablespoon (15 mL) cornstarch. Add to the pork mixture. Cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture thickens. 

  5. Pour pork mixture over the fried eggs, cut into quarters and serve.