Marbled Tea Eggs

12
Easy
Appetizers

Characteristics

Vegetarian

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

80
Calories
6 g
Protein
2 g
Carbs
0 g
fiber
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Nutritional Facts

Per egg
  • Amount For Serving % Daily Value
  • Calories 80
  • Lipides 5 g
    • Saturated fat  1.5 g
  • Cholesterol 185 mg
  • Sodium  310 mg
  • Carbs 2 g
    • fiber  0 g
    • Sugar  2 g
  • Protein 6 g

Ingredients

  • ⅔ cup dark soy sauce
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 star anise
  • 8 cloves
  • 1 tsp peppercorns
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 teabags black tea
  • 12 eggs

Method

  1. In large saucepan, combine 6 cups (1.5 L) water, soy sauce, sugar, cinnamon sticks, star anise, cloves, peppercorns and salt. Bring to a boil; cook until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Add tea bags; cover and steep 15 min. Remove tea bags.
  2. Meanwhile, add eggs to boiling water; cook 6 min. Remove from heat, drain and rinse under cold water. Using back of spoon, firmly tap all over egg shells to crack, but do not peel.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, place cracked eggs in tea infusion. Bring just to a boil then immediately remove from heat. Let stand until both infusion and eggs are cool. Chill eggs ( still immersed in infusion) at least 2 hr. or up to 2 days. Discard infusion. Peel eggs and serve.


In large saucepan, combine 6 cups (1.5 L) water, soy sauce, sugar, cinnamon sticks, star anise, cloves, peppercorns and salt. Bring to a boil; cook until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Add tea bags; cover and steep 15 min. Remove tea bags

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