2 Eggs
3 Prawns *
3 pieces (1 inch cube) chicken fillets *
40ml Shiro dashi (buy from Japanese grocer)
250ml water
3 chawan mushi cups (depending on size, you can get them from Daiso)

* You may add alternative ingredients like enoki mushrooms, scallops, etc. 


  1. Beat eggs in a bowl. Try not to beat till it is too foamy.
  2. Add water and shiro dashi in the mixture and mix well.
  3. Sieve the mixture (remove any foam and egg sediments) into jug for easy pouring.
  4. Put in your prawns, chicken fillet (or any other alternative) into the chawanmushi cup.
  5. Pour the egg mixture into the cup leaving 1cm. Do not pour until the brim.
  6. Cover the cup with the lid and place it in a steamer.
  7. Steam for 8 to 10 minutes on medium heat.
  8. Remove cups and serve immediately.

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