Today, I will make one of my favorite sandwiches: egg salad. I learned how to make this from my mother-in-law and she posted the recipe sometime ago. She said that I can add other ingredients into the egg salad. One day, I was hungry for hard boiled eggs, so I decided to experiment and make my own version. I added some cucumber and onion too. I added a little sugar to give it a hint of sweetness. Wow, it was a big success, and I really enjoyed eating it. So I want to share my recipe with you. 😉
Yield: 2 Sandwiches
Short Korean Lesson
- Gom (곰) = Bear
- SaJa (사자) = Lion
- 4 Slices Bread for Sandwich
- 3 Eggs (½ tsp Vinegar and ¼ tsp Salt)
- 3 Tbsp Mayonnaise
- 3 Tbsp Cucumber
- 2 Tbsp Onion
- 2 Pinches Salt
- 2 Pinches Sugar
- 1 Pinch Black Pepper
Add 3 eggs, ½ tsp of vinegar, and ¼ tsp of salt with water in a pan to boil the eggs. The vinegar and salt will help prevent the eggs from breaking. Boil the eggs for about 12 minutes on high.
Once the eggs finished cooking, immediately put them in cold water. This will make them easier to peel.
Mince 2 Tbsp worth of onion and slice 3 Tbsp worth of cucumber thinly in a half moon shape.
Sprinkle 1 or 2 pinches of salt on the cucumber and let it set for a few minutes.
Put the chopped onion in cold water to reduce the spiciness a little.
About 3 minutes later, the salt will pull some liquid from the cucumber. Squeeze the cucumber gently in a paper towel.
Drain the water from the onion. Gently dry off the onion with a paper towel to remove any remaining liquid.
Finely dice the cooked eggs. I used an egg slicer.
Mix together the egg, cucumber, onion, 3 Tbsp of mayonnaise, 2 pinches of salt, 2 pinches of sugar, and 1 pinch of black pepper.
Put half of the egg salad on a slice of bread. Depending on your tastes, you can add some mustard. Personally, I like my egg sandwich on white bread with no mustard. 🙂 This recipe will make two sandwiches.
Stack the two sandwiches together, placing a piece of paper towel between them.
Put some things on top of the sandwiches to weight them down. This will make the sandwiches firm and give them a nice shape; so when you eat or cut them, the filling will stay in inside better.
Cut and divide the sandwich into rectangle or triangle shapes.
Try it and let me know what you think. Hehe… Thanks for reading. Enjoy! 🙂