Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs | How to make Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs

By Anju Bhagnari  |  15th Oct 2016  |  
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About Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs Recipe

These eggs have a subtle flavour and look lovely too!

Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs is delicious and authentic dish. Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs by Anju Bhagnari is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 600 minutes and it takes 60 minutes to cook it properly. Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs. Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs at your home.

Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs

Ingredients to make Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs

  • 4 eggs
  • 6-8 cups water
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 stick of cinnamon
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon candied orange peels in strips
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3/4 cup Dark soya sauce
  • 2 tablespoon any strong-flavored tea

How to make Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs

  1. Boiling the eggs - Take the 4 eggs in 6 cups of water in a heavy bottom pan.
  2. Keep on low flame for about 12 minutes.
  3. Switch off the gas and put the lid on for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove the eggs after 10 minutes with a slotted spoon and wash under running cold water till they cool down completely.
  5. Gently tap the eggs with the back of a spoon so that to make small cracks all over
  6. The shell should not break.
  7. Even if it breaks a bit in some places it will do.
  8. The color intensity will be a bit more in that place.
  9. We need to get a spider web sort of a design all over.
  10. Put the water back on the gas and keep on low flame.
  11. Also, add all the rest of the ingredients except the eggs and bring to a full boil.
  12. Add the eggs very gently and simmer them on low flame for 1 hour.
  13. The eggs should be dipped completely in the liquid.
  14. Keep on adding little water to maintain the water level, just above 1 inch of the eggs.
  15. After 1 hour, switch off the flame.
  16. Put a lid on and let it sit for about 5 hours or even overnight.
  17. Remove from the liquid and dry off gently with a tissue.
  18. Serve by cutting in half.

My Tip:

Patience is the key.

Reviews for Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs (1)

Anuradha sharma2 years ago

Exquisite! the print on the eggs are marvelous

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