Japanese Egg Salad Sandwich (Tamago Sando たまごサンド)

Japanese Egg Salad Sandwich

This recipe from Buttermilk Pantry is great! Our sandomania is making us try basically every Japanese Egg Salad Sandwich (tamago sando) recipe we’ve come across, and we really like the slight spice that the mustard gives this one. 🥚🥪

Japan holds a place that’s really close to my heart, and I find myself in a situation where the dearer the thing is to you, the more precious you feel about vocalising your opinion on that subject for fear of criticism.

In this instance, to me, there’s no other egg sandwich that I love more than the ones that I’ve had in Japan. It’s simple, creamy, soft and comforting yet uncomplicated. It is an egg sandwich that’s focused on the humble egg and brought to it’s height.

I’ve read through many recipes, looked at what others have done and after many tests, I finally settled on this version of the recipe which I love.

This is modeled after the egg sandwich you get at 7/11 in Japan where you can find these sandwiches in their refrigerated section. But if you are hoping to try one in Japan, you have to be quick because these babies disappear off their shelves so quickly after they get stocked that I find myself at times hustling for a sandwich alongside the business men rushing to work in the morning. Alternatively, you could just look for a not-so-busy convenience store outlet…


Japanese Egg Salad Sandwich (Tamago Sando たまごサンド)

This post will be a first for me and in many ways, I have never been so afraid of publishing a recipe as much as I am of this. Japan holds a place that’s really close to my heart, and I find …

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