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Chinese Tea Eggs

Chinese Tea Eggs
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Recipe by: Australian Eggs
www.australianeggs.org.au
Average: 4.5 (2 votes)
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Difficulty
Easy
Category
Cuisine
Prep:  10 Mins
Cook:  2 1/2 hours
Serves:  6
This recipe leaves you with attractively marbled eggs and a deep flavour from the tea and spices.

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Chinese Tea Eggs
Ingredients:
Chinese Tea Eggs
Chinese Tea Eggs
  1. Crack the hard boiled eggs lightly on a hard surface or hitting gently with a teaspoon to create small cracks evenly over the shell
  2. Place star anise into a mortar and break into rough pieces with a pestle
  3. Place eggs, star anise, salt, soy sauce and tea leaves into a pot and cover with cold water
  4. Bring to the boil and simmer gently for about two hours, topping up water to keep the eggs submerged
  5. Leave the eggs to cool in the cooking liquid, place into the refrigerator for twelve hours for the flavour to truly penetrate
  6. When the eggs are peeled they have a very attractive marble effect and are a tasty snack or addition to any picnic or barbecue

Reviews for Chinese Tea Eggs

4.5
Average: 4.5 (2 votes)