Savory Steamed Custard with Wasabi and Sesame


This recipe for Asian-inspired steamed custard is a “savory” entry in our March Recipe Madness Contest, created and submitted by Roxanne Chan. To qualify, she uses 8 ingredients or less, including Coconut Milk Beverage by So Delicious Dairy Free.

Savory Steamed Custard with Wasabi and Sesame (Dairy-Free)

So Delicious Dairy Free Recipe Madness Contest - BadgeThis fast and easy light vegetarian dish contains a warm hint of sesame oil, the heat of wasabi, and a black sesame seed garnish. You can add other vegetables, such as diced red bell pepper, for different flavor vibes.

For more details about the recipe contest, see this post:

Special Diet Notes & Options: Savory Steamed Custard

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, gluten-free, peanut-free, soy-free, tree nut-free, and vegetarian.

Savory Steamed Custard
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Serves: 4
  1. Lightly beat the eggs; mix in the peas, water chestnuts, bell pepper, wasabi, oil and salt till well combined, Stir in the coconut milk beverage.
  2. Pour into a 1½ inch deep heat proof dish placed on a rack in a pot set over boiling water. Cover the pot and steam 12 minutes or till the eggs are set but still soft.
  3. Garnish with sesame seeds. Serve warm, at room temperature or chilled.
Variation: Steam in 4 individual custard cups.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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