Sunday, January 15, 2012

Tea Eggs

Tea EggIngredients

5 Eggs
3 Pcs Star Anise
1 Small cinnamon stick
2 Dried orange peels
1 Black tea bag or 1 tbsp loose tea leaves
1 Tsp salt
3 Tbsp light soy sauce
1 1/2 Tbsp Dark soy sauce


1 - Place eggs in a pot, then pour enough cold water to cover eggs by 1" to 2" inches.
2 - On high heat bring eggs to a boil, then reduce to medium heat and simmer for 2 minutes.
Tea Egg3 - Carefully remove eggs from pot and replace in a bowl. DO NOT discard water from pot.
4 - Tap each egg to form cracks on the eggshell, then return eggs to the water pot.
5 - To the pot add, star anis, cinnamon, orange peel, tea, salt, light and dark soy sauce.
6 - Bring pot to a boil, then reduce to low heat. Cover and simmer on low heat for 2 hours.
Add water occasionally if needed.
7 - Serve cold or hot.

Liquid can be frozen and reuse.

1 comment:

  1. I have always wanted to make these! Jealous.

    Jenny @ Savour the Senses