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Sambal Egg and Prawns

Cuisine: local
Keyword: baked dish, eggs, hard boiled eggs, malaysian, prawns, sambal, spicy, with rice


  • 3 Chinese spoons Sambal tumis recipe here; https://featsoffeasts.com/nasi-lemak-from-scratch/
  • 1 medium red onion cut in wedges
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs
  • Prawns shelled and de-veined
  • 1 Chinese spoon water
  • Oil for deep frying the eggs
  • A slight dash of soy sauce in case it needs more seasoning
  • Chopped coriander for garnish


  • Fry the hard boiled eggs till the whites are blistered and browned.
  • In another wok, heat some sunflower oil to cook the onions. They do not have to be super-cooked just slightly transluscent.
  • Add your prawns and stir-fry.
  • Add about 3 chinese spoons of sambal tumis and 1 chinese spoon of water if it gets to dry. Toss and cook everything together. Taste and see if it needs further seasoning.
  • Add the eggs when the prawns are cooked and toss again to coat with the sambal.
  • Eat garnished with chopped coriander.