Eggs in Soy Sauce

Eggs In Soy Sauce

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An Indonesian dish. Serve as an accompaniment to chicken dishes. Shrimp paste can be found in Asian markets.


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10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 small
    onion, finely sliced
  • 1
    red chili pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    finely grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried shrimp paste
  • 1 large
    ripe tomato, diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    palm sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1/2 c
  • 4
    hard boiled eggs, peeled and halved

How to Make Eggs in Soy Sauce


  1. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat and fry the onion, chili, garlic and ginger until onion is soft and starts to turn golden.
  2. Add shrimp paste and fry, mashing with the back of a spoon. Add tomato and cook until tomatoes is pulpy.
  3. Add vinegar, salt, sugar, soy sauce and water. Cover and simmer until sauce is thickened and smooth.
  4. Add egg halves and heat through.

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About Eggs in Soy Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Asian

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