Otherwise known as Thai Fried Hard-Boiled Eggs. The combination of sour, salty, and sweet flavours used in this dish make it a absolute taste sensation.


  • Ingredients

  • 8 Semi hard boiled eggs, peeled and cut in half

  • 4 tablespoons peanut oil

  • 2 tablespoons palm sugar

  • 1 splash fish sauce

  • 1 tablespoon concentrated tamarind

  • 1 handful fresh coriander leaf

  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced

  • 1 tablespoon red eschalot, thinly sliced

  • Juice of half a lime

  • sea salt

  • 1 birds eye chilli chopped


  • 1.

    Heat the oil in a wok and fry off egg halves until just turning golden

  • 2.

    Drain eggs on absorbent paper

  • 3.

    Cook garlic and shallots in the oil until golden and crispy

  • 4.

    Remove half the shallots and garlic and drain on absorbent paper

  • 5.

    Place in the palm sugar and melt to caramelise.

  • 6.

    Add in the fish sauce

  • 7.

    Then the tamarind & chilli and cook until thickened a bit

  • 8.

    Add in the coriander leaves

  • 9.

    Pour over the eggs on a serving plate and drizzle the lime juice over the top and garnish with crispy shallots & garlic

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Posted by Liz19Report
Ignored the Juice of half an olive and deleted the fish sauce due to allergy to this ingredient. Made a great lunch dish.
Posted by Report
How did the duck eggs work out?
Posted by LifeStyle FOODReport
Hehe ... thanks for pointing this out. We have changed the ingredient to lime, as in the video. Makes much more sense now!