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salted egg yolk pasta recipe

Salted Egg Yolk Pasta Recipe

Salted egg yolk pasta is a delicious pasta dish with prawn and creamy sauce made of salted egg yolk, butter, cream, salt and pepper.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Singaporean
Keyword: salted egg cream, salted egg yolk pasta
Servings: 4
Calories: 648kcal
Author: Jenalyn Rose Forbes


  • 300 g spaghetti
  • 5 cups water for boiling pasta
  • 1 tbsp salt for boiling pasta
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 6 pcs salted egg yolk mashed
  • 200 g shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 pc cayenne pepper sliced
  • cup water
  • 1 cup all-purpose cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 5-6 pcs basil leaves optional


  • Boil a pot of salty water and cook pasta according to packaging instruction. Drain water and set aside.
  • In a wok or pan over medium heat, melt the butter and sauté the garlic until lightly brown. Add the mashed salted egg yolk, shrimp and cayenne pepper. Stir and cook for 3-5 minutes or until the shrimp turns orange.
  • Pour the water and all-purpose cream. Stir and bring to boil. Add the basil leaves, salt and pepper.
  • Add the cooked pasta and stir until mix well. Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 648kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 244mg | Sodium: 2253mg | Potassium: 264mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1207IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 144mg | Iron: 2mg