Egg Mayo

Egg Mayo

Egg Mayo is truly the easiest recipe with minimal ingredients and so quick to make. It is a dish made primarily of chopped hard-boiled eggs and mayonnaise. Have you ever read my previous Egg Mayo Sandwich recipe? You will realize that this recipe is basically the same, but only made with eggs and mayonnaise only. If you are feeling creative, you can also add some mustard or seasonings in the form of herbs and spices.

I do not know if Egg Mayo topping is available at Yoshinoya in your region, but it is definitely my favorite to order with a warm gyudon beef bowl. The combination of crushed boiled eggs with mayonnaise creates a very tasty rich and creamy flavor. It can also be served as a side salad, topping, or on toast just like my Egg Mayo Sandwich recipe.


How to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs

Hard-boiled eggs are the primary ingredients in this recipe, so it is best to make them just right. To achieve sufficiently perfect hard-boiled eggs, I usually choose eggs that have been in the refrigerator the longest. The older eggs are easier to peel than the fresh one. Boil eggs in a large saucepan for 10-12 minutes. After that, strain the water and run the eggs with cold water for a few minutes to cool them quickly and stop them from cooking further. Crackle the shell all over by tapping the eggs on hard surface, then roll the egg back and forth to loosen the shell. To make things easier, you can peel the eggs under cold running water or dip them in a bowl of water to help remove the shell.


How to Serve Egg Mayo

Egg and mayonnaise are the primary ingredients in this recipe, but you can also add other seasoning and herbs to enhance the taste. Here are some other ingredients to add to you Egg Mayo:

  • Herbs – dill, chives, garlic, oregano, parsley
  • Sauce – Dijon mustard, lemon juice, pesto, greek yogurt, pickle juice, hot sauce
  • Seasonings – salt, pepper, chili pepper flakes, paprika
  • Protein – bacon, chicken, tuna
  • Vegetables – avocado, carrot, celery, green onion, onion, olive, pickle, potato, tomato


Egg Mayo can be served as a side salad, topping, or on a toast. Here are some recipes to show you how to serve it:


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Egg Mayo

Egg Mayo is a dish made primarily of chopped hard-boiled eggs and mayonnaise. Serve it as a side salad, topping, or on toast for Egg Mayo Sandwich.

Course Salad, Side Dish
Keyword Salad, Side Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2


  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise


  1. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to boil and immediately turn off the heat. Let them stand in the water for 12 minutes. Drain water and immediately run cold water over eggs until cooled. 

  2. Peel the eggs and roughly chop them. In a medium bowl, mix chopped eggs and mayo until well incorporated.

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