Son-In-Law Eggs

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Chef Patience

This came from the Ultimate Chinese cookbook.

Top Review by afsah2006

A Great recipe. We can make it to serve with leftover rice.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 shelled hardboiled egg
  • 4 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 1 thinly sliced onion
  • 2 fresh red chilies, sliced and deseeded
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons tamarind pulp
  • 1 tablespoon liquid maggi seasoning
  • rice, to serve


  1. Pierce hard boiled eggs 2 or 3 times with a toothpick.
  2. Heat oil in a wok, and fry eggs until golden.
  3. Drain.
  4. Cut eggs in half and place on a serving dish.
  5. Pour off all of the oil except 1 tablespoons Fry the onion and chilies until golden.
  6. Drain.
  7. Combine sugar, water, tamarind pulp and liquid seasoning in wok and simmer for 5 min till thickened.
  8. Spoon onion and chilies over eggs.
  9. Pour sauce over all.
  10. Serve with rice.

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