Ingredients

  • For. 8 Eggs
  • 8 eggs

    2 tbsp black tea

    1 tsp salt

    5 tbsp soy sauce

    2 dried shiitake mushrooms

    2 star anise

    1 inch cinnamon stick

    Enough water to cover eggs

     

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Recipe Courtesy of
Sherizan Shahadan

Taiwanese Tea Egg

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Infused with the flavors of salty soy sauce and black tea, Taiwanese Tea Eggs achieve a rare combination of health, flavor, and convenience. And they are so easy to make. Enjoy this as a snack or an accompaniment to any meal.
  • Easy
  • 5 min
  • 30 min
  • 5 min
  • 6 steps
  • 7 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 6 steps
  • 7 Ingredients
  • 5 min
  • 30 min
  • 5 min

Directions

  1. Prepare the eggs

    • Wash the eggs to remove any dirt from the shell.

    • Place all the ingredients in a pot and add water till it covers the eggs. Bring to a boil for 7 minutes on high heat.

    • Remove the eggs from the pot, chill them in cold water and crack the eggshells but do not peel them

    Store unpeeled eggs and sauce in a container and let it soak overnight in the fridge for even more flavor!

     

    Prepare the eggs


  2. Simmer the Eggs

    • Put the eggs back into the pot and simmer on low heat for 15 minutes.

    • Turn the heat off, let cool, peel and serve immediately.

    Simmer the Eggs


Plate & Serve!

  • Place the eggs on a plate and serve.
Plate & Serve!
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    Ingredients
    • For. 8 Eggs
    • 8 eggs

      2 tbsp black tea

      1 tsp salt

      5 tbsp soy sauce

      2 dried shiitake mushrooms

      2 star anise

      1 inch cinnamon stick

      Enough water to cover eggs

       

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