Tamago sando (Japanese egg sandwich)

Konnichiwa, gourmets! Japanese egg sandwich is the hero of our recipe today!

Tamago sando

Tamago sando is a Japanese egg sandwich. Sando is an abbreviation of san-doh-itchi, which translates from Japanese as sandwich, and tamago is eggs.
A simple and quick version of your favorite snack in the land of the rising sun.

Japanese egg sandwich
Japanese egg sandwich

How to cook a Tamago Sando sandwich?

Usually soft cream bread is used in Japan, but you can use bread for toast or plain white. Boil the most ordinary chicken eggs. Knead them with a fork. Spices and Japanese mayonnaise are added. Japanese mayonnaise is the key ingredient in this sandwich. Japanese mayonnaise gives creaminess and extra flavor to this sandwich. So do not be lazy to buy or make such mayonnaise at home yourself.

Ingredients you will need

• Quality eggs
• Shokan (Japanese milk bread) – or bought in bakeries/grocery stores.
• Salted butter
• Seasonings: sugar, salt, black pepper, milk, Japanese mayonnaise

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Recipe type: Sandwich
Recipe type: Japanese
Yield: 3
Prep time:
Cook time:

Tamago sando (Japanese egg sandwich)


Chicken egg — 3 pieces
Bread for toast — 6 slices
Butter — 3 teaspoons
Milk — 2 teaspoons
Pepper — 1 pinch
Salt — 1 pinch
Sugar — ½ teaspoon
Japanese mayonnaise — 2 tablespoons


1. Boil the eggs until tender.
2. Peel and mash the eggs with a regular fork. Add all the seasonings and mix well.
3. Brush the slices of bread with butter.
4. Put the egg mixture on top of the bread. Cover the egg mixture with a second slice.
5. Place the sandwich between two plates so that it shrinks slightly. Set aside for 5 minutes.
6. Cut the crusts from the bread.
7. Cut the sandwich in half.
8. Store in the refrigerator for 2 days.

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