Tea Egg

In China, Tea Eggs have been in almost everyone’s life. Especially in the morning, you can find it everywhere: breakfast stands, newspaper stands, convenience stores… Tea Eggs are a common breakfast for students, workers, office ladies…
Today, I am going to tell you how to make this nice flavored Tea Egg at home.
Tea Egg
4-5 eggs
3-4 stalks of spring onion
1/2 tsp of prickly ash
2 star anises
1 red tea bag
1tbsp dark soy sauce
2tsp salt
2tsp sugar

  1. Add enough water to cover the eggs in a pot, put in the prickly ash and star anises, bring it to boil for 5 minutes then turn off the heat.
  2. Put the tea-bag in, wait for the water to cool down, add dark soy sauce, salt and sugar.
  3. Put the eggs and the spring onion into the pot. Heat it up with a strong heat, when it boils, turn to low heat and boil for 10 minutes.
  4. Crack all of the eggs with a soup spoon and then boil for another 10 minutes.
  5. Place the eggs in a bowl, pour the flavored soup into the bowl to cover the eggs. Wait for them to cool down, then put into the fridge for a night.

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