Japanese Egg Salad

This egg salad recipe adds a Japanese twist using Japanese mayo, Persian cucumbers and green onions giving you a flavorful crunch in every bite!

Japanese egg salad is similar to American egg salad but the main difference is the addition of deli meat, cucumber, green onions and Japanese style mayo.

Japanese style Egg Salad served in a white bowl being scooped out with a wooden spoon.

This gives the egg salad a slightly sweeter and crunchier taste that will keep you coming back for more.

High in protein and low in carbs, this healthy egg salad is perfect as a side or even as a main dish accompanied with keto low carb bread or crackers.

What is Japanese Style Egg Salad?

Japanese style egg salad consists of boiled eggs, Japanese mayonnaise, deli ham or turkey, Persian cucumbers and green onions.

Japanese style Egg Salad served in a white bowl with a wooden spoon, top down shot.

What is Kewpie mayo and how is it different than American mayonnaise?

Kewpie mayo is Japanese mayonnaise.  It is richer with a hint of sweetness compared to American mayonnaise, which is lighter with a hint of tart.

Do you have any tips on making this Japanese style egg salad recipe?

  • For how to easily peel boiled eggs follow the link for instructions.
  • You can boil eggs ahead of time for quicker prep.
  • Adjust seasoning with salt.
  • Use crunchy cucumbers such as Persian, baby cucumbers or Japanese cucumbers (kyuri).

Japanese style Egg Salad served in a white bowl with a wooden spoon, side angle shot.

Looking for more egg recipes to help with your low carb or keto diet?  Check out these here on LCA!

Now, making this Japanese style egg salad recipe!

  • Prepping Time 5M
  • Cooking time 15M
  • Total Time 20M
  • Net Carb/Serv ~2g
  • Servings 1

Ingredients

  • 2 Hard Boiled Eggs
  • 2 tbsp Kewpie Mayo
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 Slice Deli Ham/Turkey
  • 1/2 Persian or Japanese Cucumber
  • 1 Stalk Green Onion

Directions

1) Gather all the ingredients.

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2) Prepare hard boiled eggs cooked well.  Read how to make easy peel hard boiled eggs here.

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3) Cut cucumber into 1/4 x 1/4 inch cube and set aside.

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4) Cut deli ham/turkey into 1/4 x 1/4 inch bites and set aside.

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5) In a mixing bowl, smash eggs with a fork into fine pieces.  Add cucumber, deli ham/turkey, Kewpie Mayo, salt and pepper and mix well and transfer to a serving bowl.

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6) Finely chop green onions and sprinkle on top of the egg salad.

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Hope you enjoy your Japanese style Egg Salad!

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Japanese Egg Salad

This egg salad recipe adds a Japanese twist using Japanese mayo, Persian cucumbers and green onions giving you a flavorful crunch in every bite!
5 from 6 votes
Course: Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian Fusion, Japanese
Keyword: egg salad recipe, healthy salad
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 1
Print Recipe
Calories: 374kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 Hard Boiled Eggs
  • 2 tbsp Kewpie Mayo
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 slice Deli Ham/Turkey
  • 1/4 Whole Persian or Japanese Cucumber
  • 1/2 Stalk Green Onion

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
    Japanese Egg Salad Recipe (1)
  • Prepare hard boiled eggs cooked well. Read how to make easy peel hard boiled eggs here.
    Japanese Egg Salad Recipe (20)
  • Cut cucumber into 1/4 x 1/4 inch cube and set aside.
    Japanese Egg Salad Recipe (21)
  • Cut deli ham/turkey into 1/4 x 1/4 inch bites and set aside.
    Japanese Egg Salad Recipe (6)
  • In a mixing bowl, smash eggs with a fork into fine pieces. Add cucumber, deli ham, Kewpie Mayo, salt and pepper and mix well and transfer to a serving bowl.
    Japanese Egg Salad Recipe (25)
  • Finely chop green onions and sprinkle on top of the egg salad.
    Japanese Egg Salad Recipe (26)

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Nutrition

Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 418mg | Sodium: 716mg | Potassium: 126mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 580IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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