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
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.


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

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

    My recent one :

  3. Looks tempting and yummy too....

  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

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

  6. Tempting yummy sandwich. love it

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

    Have a nice weekend.

  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.

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

  10. Shiok! My favourite esp for breakfast!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Choc Chip Uru

  18. 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.

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

  20. 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! :)

  21. 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.

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


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