Boerewors Rolls with Chilli Fried Egg  

Serves 4  

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes


  • 2 large brown onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons (60ml) olive oil
  • 4 pieces boerewors, approximately 150g each
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons (60 ml) chilli or olive oil to fry
  • Sweet chilli sauce to serve
  • 4 hot dog rolls, sliced


  1. Heat the 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large pan and add the sliced onions. Gently fry for 8-10 minutes until the onions are soft and golden. Remove the onions to a separate bowl and cover with foil to keep warm.
  2. In the same pan heat the chilli oil, or plain oil if you prefer, and fry the eggs until done to your liking.
  3. Boerewors is almost always braaied, but you can also pan fry. Cook the boerewors until it’s cooked through but still juicy.

To serve; place the boerewors into the fresh rolls and top with a fried egg and onions. Drizzle with sweet chilli sauce.