Chinese Tea Leaf Eggs

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Ingredients[edit]

  • 8 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon black soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons black tea leaves
  • 2 pods star anise
  • 1 (2 inch) piece cinnamon stick
  • 1 tablespoon tangerine zest


Procedures[edit]

  1. Combine eggs and salt together in a small pan and fill with cold water.
  2. Once the water begins to boil , lower heat , and allow to cool for 20 minutes.
  3. Once the eggs have cooled down crack the shells.
  4. Mix 3 cups water, soy sauce, black soy sauce, salt, tea leaves, star anise, cinnamon stick, and tangerine zest in a large pot.
  5. After the water is boiling, remove it from the heat and add the cracked eggs.
  6. Let the eggs sit for eight hours.