Roti Babi

Bread Toast topped with Minced Pork and Prawn (Shrimp)


Preparation info

  • Makes

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Growing Up In A Nonya Kitchen

Growing Up In A Nonya Kitchen

By Sharon Wee

Published 2012

  • About

My all-time favourite sinful sandwich is roti babi, especially delicious when the bread is crispy yet drenched in oil, top heavy with a tasty pork and prawn (shrimp) stuffing. We sometimes had it at tea-time and I still can recall the warm fried aromas in the middle of a hot afternoon.


  • 12 square slices white bread
  • 450 g or 1 pound minced pork


  1. Toast the bread slightly to stiffen the bread. Then spread some butter on each side.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the minced pork, minced prawns, egg, onion, chillies, coriander leaves, cornflour, salt, light soy sauce, and Lea & Perrins sauce. Knead into a fine mixture.
  3. Scoop a tablespoon of the pork topping on each slice of bread and spread the topping wi