Salted Egg Salad Recipe

Salted egg salad or itlog na maalat is one of the commonly prepared salad on the Filipino kitchen. Perhaps, this is the easiest to make. This dish is commonly served as side dish with grilled dishes. Made flavorful using only salted eggs, cucumber, red shallots, red chilies, lime juice, garlic and coriander leaves. This flavorful recipe don’t actually need to instruct you on how to do it, you surely know how it is. This recipe blog is just to remind everyone that simple dishes such as this still exist that can really make your dull dishes exciting and more enjoyable. Salted egg salad is perfect to pair with grilled dishes. This is a must keep recipe, its always on the hand, easy to make, cheap, and yet delightful. Have this dish pined on your next to prepare recipe. Happy cooking!


  • 4 Salted Eggs
  • 1 small sized Cucumber
  • 5 of Red Shallots, thinly sliced (or 1 of Onion)
  • 3 of Red Chillies, thinly sliced (de-seeded is optional)
  • 3 Tablespoons of Lime Juice
  • 1 Tablespoon of Pickled Garlic, finely chopped (optional)
  • 2 Tablespoons of Coriander leaves, chopped
  • A pinch of Sugar (Optional)

How To Cook Salted Egg Salad:

  • Cut the salted eggs into wedges
  • Place them in the serving plate
  • Sprinkle with sliced cucumber, shallots, chillies and coriander leaves
  • Squeeze the lime over the salad
  • Garnish with lime wedges, and serve with rice porridge
  • Best served with rice and Tapa or Tocino.

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