Son In Law Eggs (Vegetarian)
Prep: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
5 Hard boiled egg -shelled
2 clove Garlic -finely chopped
3 Banana shallot- peeled and thinly sliced
1 Red chilli-pierced, dry toasted and finely chopped
1 teaspoon. Yeast extract
1 tablespoon Soft brown sugar
1 tablespoon Tamarind concentrate
2 tablespoon Demerara sugar
100 ml. Water
1 pinch. Salt and black pepper
1 cup. Vegetable oil
-Deep fried the banana shallot in a small frying pan over medium to high heat until it’s crispy and golden brown in colour. Remove the shallot and put it on the kitchen towel to drain the excess oil.
-In the same pan, place the hard boiled egg and gently fry until the skin turn golden and the outer layer becomes slightly crispy. Remove and set aside.
-In a small sauce pan , heat 2 tablespoon of oil to medium heat. Put the garlic and chilli , gently fry until the garlic turn golden.
-Add the soft brown sugar , water, light soy sauce, yeast extract , salt , black pepper and Tamarind concentrate. Reduce until the sauce becomes thicken.
-Drizzle the sauce on top on the crispy skin egg. Scatter the fried shallots on top. Serve with fluffy Thai jasmine rice.
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