Egg sandwiches, staple of convenience stores

There are two main types of Japanese egg sandwiches. One is boiled eggs seasoned with mayonnaise, etc. sandwiched between white breads, and the other is that eggs are baked with soup stock and seasonings and it sandwiches between white breads.

There are also sandwiches made with baked white bread. Egg sandwiches are a staple of convenience stores.

What is Egg sandwiches and is it okay for me to eat it?

Materials of Egg sandwiches

Wheat flour, eggs, mayonnaise, seasonings, etc.

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Two types of Egg sandwiches

The most common egg sandwich is a crushed boiled egg that is seasoned with mayonnaise and sandwiched between white breads. Crust have been removed. It is also usually cut into rectangles or triangles so that the cross section is clearly visible. The combination of soft eggs and fluffy bread is appetizing.

Some egg sandwiches are made by adding soup stock and seasonings to melted eggs to adjust the taste, and then baking them, sandwiched between white breads. This is also called “Atsuyaki Tamago sandwiches”. The crust have been removed and cut into rectangles or triangles for a better cross-section.

Try to eat Egg sandwiches!

How much ?

$ 2~3

Where can I get Lunchpack ?

  • Convenience stores
  • Bread department at food supermarkets

Precautions when eating Egg sandwiches

For Muslims

Egg sandwiches do not contain any religiously problematic ingredients.

Japanese writer’s comment for Egg sandwiches

There is a revolutionary product in Egg sandwiches. Its name is “Lunchpack”.

Lunchpack is a bread with a unique shape in which the ingredients are sandwiched between white breads, the surroundings are crimped, and the crust are cut off. There is a Lunchpack “Egg” that contains a mixture of boiled eggs and mayonnaise, which is very popular. Sandwiches are sold refrigerated, but Lunchpacks are sold at room temperature. It has a long expiration date and is inexpensive (about $ 1.2).


“Lunchpack” is a bread with a unique shape in which the ingredients are sandwiched between white breads, the surrounding[…]