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Tamago Japanese Egg Sandwich

Tamago Japanese Egg Sandwich


• 6 large-sized eggs room temperature for hard boiled
• 1 large-sized egg room temperature for medium boiled (optional)
• Water
• Ice
• 2 tsp whole milk
• 4 tbsp Kewpie Japanese Mayonnaise
• ½ tsp white granulated sugar
• ¾ tsp salt Diamond Crystal brand preferred
• ¼ tsp black pepper
• 4 slices Turano Rustic Italian
• unsalted butter softened
• 1 tbsp chives finely chopped (optional)


① Medium-boiled egg: In a pot of boiling water over medium-high heat, add all eggs and boil for 7 minutes and 30 seconds exactly. Prep a bowl with cold water and ice. At 7 minutes and 30 seconds, remove ONE egg and place it in the ice bath for 2 minutes. Remove the egg, peel it carefully, and set it aside.
boiled eggs in an ice bath
② Hard-boiled egg: Refill the ice in the ice bath if they melted. At 9 minutes, remove the rest of the eggs from the pot and place them in the ice bath for 2 minutes. Remove the eggs and peel them.
③ Take your hard-boiled eggs and slice them in half, adding them into a mixing bowl. Use a fork to mash up the eggs into minced pieces.
mashing boiled eggs with a fork
④ Add the milk, kewpie, sugar, salt, and black pepper to the eggs and mix until combined. Place this mixture in the fridge for 10 minutes to chill and thicken. Add seasoning to mashed eggs.
⑤ Spread the butter on one side of each Rustic Italian slice.
⑥ Cut the medium-boiled egg in half and place them face side down on two pieces of bread.
⑦ Remove your filling from the fridge and add the filling on either side of the medium-boiled egg so that it’s surrounding and covering the egg on top. Take another slice and add it on top to complete your sandwich. Repeat with the other sandwich
⑧ Carefully slice the sandwich in half. Serve immediately.

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