1) Mix together shallots, garlic, chilli peppers, shrimp paste, sugar, salt and lemon rind.
2) In a skillet heat 2 tablespoon of oil and brown the eggs in it. Drain.
3) Use the same skillet and heat 2 tablespoon of oil and sautÃ© the spice mixture for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
4) Add the soy sauce, lime juice and coconut milk and cook for 5 minutes.
5) Pour over the eggs.
6) Serve hot garnished with scallions.