Fried Eggs and Preserved Radish

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    serving as a main dish
    • Difficulty


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By Linda Anusasananan

Published 2012

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Beaten eggs bind a web of salty-sweet radish strips and sliced green onions to create a golden pancake, similar to a frittata. The chewy dried radish (also called Chinese turnip) lends an earthy substance to the eggs. Eat this dish with rice for a fast, homespun meal.


  • cup sweet or salted radish strips (see note)
  • 2 large eggs


  1. Rinse the radish strips. If they are too salty for your taste, cover them with water and soak for 5 to 15 minutes, then drain and squeeze out excess water.
  2. In a small bowl, lightly beat the eggs and water to blend.
  3. Set a 6-inch frying pan over medium-high hea