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Egg Sauce is a sauce made of fish or meat stock and beaten eggs. A drawn butter sauce with beaten egg yolks or minced hard-boiled eggs.
Egg sauce can be enjoyed with your boiled rice, boiled yam, or boiled plantain, and it’s just so perfect for every meal you want to use it on.

The egg sauce recipe is a dish cooked with tomato, egg, pepper, onion, vegetable oil, and a seasoning cube. It’s typically a Nigerian staple food perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Nigerian egg sauce is normally served with boiled plantain, fried plantain, and egg sauce, fried yam egg recipe, egg, and bread; it can also be served with spaghetti and fried potato egg sauce.

Egg Sauce Recipe

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course brunch
Cuisine Ghanaian, Nigerian


  • frying pan
  • bowl


  • Grab a cleanly washed bowl and break your eggs into it.
  • with the help of a spoon, whisk your eggs together until the yolk and white are all well combined
  • add salt to taste and whisk together to mix everything and set it aside
  • On medium heat, place your neatly washed frying pan on and your vegetable oil and allow to heat for 2 to 3 minutes
  • Add in your chopped onions and allow to cook until transparent
  • Add chopped peppers and cook for about 4-5 minutes or till oil floats on the sauce
  • Add chopped tomatoes and cook for some minutes
  • Add in your salt to taste, seasoning, curry and thyme.
    Stir everything to combine perfectly well. Try not to get it burnt or letting it stick to the pan
  • Add whisked eggs to sauce and leave for about a minute, this will allow the eggs to cook just well so that no liquid will be found in your sauce



Egg sauce is Nigerian's version of scrambled egg. It is great with bread, plantain and yam; and can be eaten as a meal on its own.
Be sure not to overcook your eggs else you will lose all the nutrients. 
And your sauce is ready to be served with whatever you prefer.


Serving: 50g
Keyword egg sauce
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