Friday, April 11, 2014

Asian Egg Mayonnaise Sandwiches


Sometimes, or maybe even every now and then, we should ditch our regular meals aside for a simply put together home style sandwiches. I however, honestly and sincerely, am not at all a bread person (Tomato Rice Pilaf). And despite me having had tried really hard, I somehow still can't swallow any, whichever type of bread made. Usually, a bread meal is prepared for my other half-half, which in return must be interpreted as, he and bread are best friends (Tuna BurgersMushroom Veggie Burger & Lamb Burgers). Then again, since I am not a fussy eater and when I am hungry anything goes, and when I have to prepare a meal after a tiring working day, let it even be bread. Furthermore, can you imagine how much of time I have to spent in the kitchen if I have to prepare a bread meal for my other half-half, followed by a meal for myself (Dried Shrimp Sambal SandwichFish Sandwich & Vegetarian Sandwich)?  


On this particular day, after being stalled on the road due to rain and traffic jam, the moment I hit home, all I could think of was using up the bread  (Pineapple Bread Pudding & Sardine Roll) in my kitchen and of course, there's always stock of eggs. Eggs of course are forever a delight for both of us. The outcome to bread and eggs in tandem (Eggs Benedict, Egg Potato Curry & Egg Curry Masala)? These Asian Egg Mayonnaise Sandwiches. Like a quick fix meal - egg, mayonnaise, spring onion, butter, pepper and salt mixed together and filled between toasted bread slices, and decked by tomato and cucumber, plus some chili sauce atop (Creamy Avocado Yogurt Dip). I did it yea! How about you? 

Ingredients (estimate -minus or plus as per taste)
3 hard boiled eggs - chop the whites and keep the yolks intact.
2 sprigs spring onion - chopped
2 shallots - chopped
1/2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp mayonnaise
Crushed pepper and salt for taste
6 slices of bread - toasted (with or without the crust)
Cucumber slices - as needed
Tomato slices - as needed
Cheese slices - as needed
Method
Add the first six ingredients into a bowl.
With a fork, mix and stir all together.
Spread the egg mixture on the toast.
Top with cucumber, tomato and cheese.
Then another toast.
Optional: chilli sauce for spiciness.


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24 comments:

  1. O my Gosh the lovely presentation ever.. .. Lovely sandwiches happy weekend dear hope the water problem get resolved soon :-)

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  2. Yum yum ...I love them...

    My recent one :http://www.cosmochics.com/reviews/urban-decay-naked3-eyeshadow-palette-review-swatches-eotd-fotd/

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  3. Very tempting and filling sandwich.

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  4. Water problem can drive one crazy, my my mum get so stressed when it gannets in our area..
    These sandwiches are perfect for my bro , will pass this recipe to him
    Keep in touch
    www.beingbeautifulandpretty.com

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  5. Yummy sandwich dear....this is the one I always prefer from university cafeteria..me too love spiciness :)

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  6. Tempting yummy sandwich. love it

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  7. Hi Nava, I love this, very appetizing. Beautiful presentation. Next time you can try add mash potatoes, very tasty.

    Have a nice weekend.

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  8. Guess what, Nava? I just made a tub of egg mayo today too! I make these every week, cause they're so convenient to eat. My hubby & son can help themselves to the egg mayo in the fridge anytime they feel hungry.

    I'm so sorry to learn of your water shortage. Feel so bless living in SG.

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  9. These sandwitches are my absolute favourite.. yummy .. Thanks fr sharing dear

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  10. Shiok! My favourite esp for breakfast!

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  11. Happy weekend with a lovely sandwich

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  12. I love this egg sandwiches, love the cream eggs in between a slightly toasted bread...yum!
    Have a lovely weekend Nava :D

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  13. Loved that creamy sandwich..Looks so delish.. Very well presented..

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  14. I can understand the situation of water pbm....which I came across earlier....hoping that it wub be solved soon....Yummy yummy sandwiches....love the way u presented....

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  15. I am going to try this one with whole wheat bread. Awesome click

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  16. perfect & simple sandwich (for waterless day ! )

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  17. Lovely variation of egg salad sandwich. How crappy the water shortage must have been but on the positive side, this eggcellent post was born!

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  18. What a delicious, creamy sandwich, it looks so mouthwatering :D

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  19. Its like water scarcity over there ?Or some problem with your water line ?Anyway its bit hectic i know .These sandwiches are a rain in a dry land right .Looks so good ,my hus likes a kick to his dish as well.

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  20. Water crisis, defenitely spoiles our normal life-tone. I, do pray that it gets resolved :) Egg sandwiches looks great :)

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  21. I love meal ideas like this one! The extra touch of chilli sauce will be a must for me. Sorry to hear about the water problem, I hope things gets better on your end. Have an awesome day! :)

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  22. I hope your water problem has been resolved. Despite that you are posting such a fabulous collection of recipes. I love such a hassle free kind of dish that does not compromise on flavours.

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  23. This looks quote tempting Nava... :)

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