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Oriental Tea Eggs Recipe

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1 dozen hard-cooked eggs, still warm, in shells
1 quart cold water
1 Tbsp. salt
4 Tbsp. light soy sauce
1 whole star anise (optional)
6 tsp. Oriental tea

Directions:
Directions:
Finely crack shells of eggs all over with the back of a spoon. Avoid making big or wide cracks. Carefully place eggs in a saucepan and add all remaining ingredients. Bring to boil, lower heat, cover and simmer for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. If liquid cooks down too much, add boiling water to keep eggs covered. Remove from heat and let stand in liquid for 8 hours or overnight. Just before serving, carefully remove shells. Serve whole, quartered, or halved.

Makes 12 servings.

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