Thai Devilled Eggs

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By Neil Perry

Published 2008

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These are pretty simple and make a fun starter for a dinner party. They’re a slightly more sophisticated version of ‘son-in-law’ eggs, which are soft-boiled eggs, fried until crisp, cut in half and drizzled with Nam Jim soured with tamarind.


  • 4 free-range or organic eggs, hard-boiled, peeled and halved lengthways
  • 50 g ( oz)


Remove the egg yolks and put them in a bowl with the pork, garlic, coriander root and sea salt. Work the mixture with your hands until well combined and sticky. Spoon the pork mixture into the egg whites.

Make a crumbing station with a plate of flour, a bowl with combined egg and milk, and another plate with the breadcrumbs. Coat each egg in flour, shaking away any exce