Deep-Fried Eggs with Chilli Sauce

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Appears in
A World in My Kitchen

By Peter Gordon

Published 2003

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These eggs are a great brunch snack — something for guests to have with a Bloody Mary while you’re getting the rest of the food ready or the croissants are heating. You’ll find these snacks in Thailand and Malaysia. Use 1 egg per person.


  • 200 g ( oz) caster sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water


Place sugar and water in a small saucepan and stir well as you heat, bring to the boil and add chillies and garlic. Simmer until sugar is slightly caramelised (golden) then add vinegar and salt and bring to the boil. Remove from heat.

Fill a small pan with 5 cm (