Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Chinese Tea Eggs


Boil Eggs:

  • 8-12 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt

3 cups water
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 piece star anise
1 piece cinnamon stick
black tea (usually just get a black tea bag)


Cover eggs with enough water to cover. Add salt and bring water to boil and simmer for 3 minutes.
Remove eggs, rinse under cold water and roll in towel to crack shells.
Return eggs to water, add tea, soy sauce, salt, cinnamon and star anise.
Simmer for 3+ hours.

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