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Celebrating National Egg Day on 3rd June

Updated: Jun 15, 2022

We're making this an EGG-citing celebration with this delicious Prawn Sambal & Quail Egg recipe!

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2. Telur Masak Merak (Chicken and Egg Cacciatore with Sambal Tumis)

June 3rd is National Egg Day! Yes! There actually is a day dedicated to the humble egg that we so adore and which is so incredibly versatile you can find it in breakfast, brunch, lunch, snack, dinner, supper!

So My Blue Tea is sharing with everyone here two super easy egg recipes to celebrate – today and every dayyyyyyyyy!

Our egg recipes can be enjoyed as a snack on toast or, our favourite, with freshly steamed rice. 😀

First things first – a good quality egg makes all the difference. So spend those extra pennies and make sure you get yourselves some good ones! 😉

Get your eggs crackin', and remember to celebrate the Queen's Birthday Sale with My Blue Tea! Sale ends 14th June!

Egg Recipe 1: Prawn Sambal with Quail Eggs

Prawn Sambal with Quail Eggs
Prawn Sambal with Quail Eggs


*300ml water

*70ml cooking oil

*1 red onion, chopped

*1 kg prawn, peeled and deveined

*1 canned quail eggs, drained

*1 tbsp sweet soy sauce/kecap manis


1. Prepare all ingredients.

2. Preheat oil in a pan/wok. Add chopped onion, stirring constantly, for minutes, until the onions soften and take on a pale golden color.

3. Add in the sambal tumis and water. Cook on medium high heat.

4. Add in the kafir lime leaves. Cook until fragrant and sauce thickens. Add in the sweet soy sauce, mix well.

5. Add in the quail eggs.

6. Add in the prawns. Cook for another 5 minutes.

7. Serve with steamed white rice/fragrant coconut rice. The gravy of sambal udang is best when drizzled on a serving of steaming hot rice.

Egg Recipe 2: Telur Masak Merak

Ayam Masak Merak | Chicken Cacciatore | Curry
Telur Masak Merak / Egg Cacciatore

The Ayam Masak Merah or Spicy Tomato Chicken is absolutely one dish we love coming back to again and again with different ingredients each time. And for National Egg Day - why not add about 6 Telur? Egg is perfect for this dish as the yolk soaks up the gravy. Definitely one egg-xtraordinary dish you´d want to keep improvising on!

Ingredients A:

* 1kg chicken

* peeled 6 hard boiled chicken eggs

* 10g salt

* 10g turmeric powder

** (marinate the chicken with salt and turmeric powder)

Ingredients B:

1 packet (50 grams) - Sambal Tumis Base

300 ml water

70 ml oil

200g onion

Ingredients C:

100g chilli sauce

100g tomato sauce

20g sugar

150g green peas


1 stalk spring onion (cut into 1” length)


1. Deep fry the marinated chicken until golden-brown. Set aside. (you can also deep fry the eggs separately and put aside)

2. Mix well Ingredients (B) and cook until fragrant and oil rises to the top.

3. Add Ingredients (C) and cook until the gravy is thick. Add in fried chicken and eggs, stir well until the fried chicken and eggs are well coated with gravy.

4. Turn off fire and add in green peas. Stir well.

5. Garnish with spring onion and serve.

The perfect drink to go along with your meal

And to quench your thirst after an egg-xcellent meal, here's a beautiful Roselle Pomegranate - add soda and for garnish you can add a bit of lemon or lime, rosemary and ice.

And there you have it! The perfect egg-sample of how to celebrate National Egg Day! Enjoy!

About Kristine Subagiyo

Kristine is My Blue Tea's Brand Ambassador and a food enthusiast. She has contributed a few recipes including a video and recipe of these beautiful rainbow springrolls which were her own idea.

She is a beautician by day and the rest of the time she is a passionate and committed cook! Every bit of free time she has, she spends it on her culinary passion. Whether it´s whipping up a dish or creating new recipes, Kristine is 100% into it!

Visit and follow Kristine on her Instagram @kristinesubagiyo for some food inspiration and ideas. You´ll find a range of Malaysian and Indonesian cuisines as well as healthy dishes you can have a go at.


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