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Tea Eggs 2

Tea Eggs

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Category: Snack
  • Cuisine: Chinese




  1. In a large saucepan place the eggs. Pour enough water to cover the eggs then boil and simmer for 15 minutes.  Remove from heat, drain then let it cool.
  2. Once eggs are cool, lightly tap the eggs around so it will have small crack. Do not peel.
  3. In the same saucepan place cracked eggs together with 3 cups water, light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, salt, tea leaves, star anise, cinnamon stick, and lemon zest.  Bring it to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat. Let it cool then place eggs with its liquid in a container. Fridge for at least two days prior to serving.