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Tea Leaf Eggs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Roberta Tower

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8-10 eggs hard boiled eggs
2 tbsp soy sauce
4 tsp aniseed
2 inches stick cinnamon
2 tsp black tea leaves
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt

Directions:
Directions:
tap eggs gently all over till shells are a network of fine cracks. Do not remove shells.
Place eggs in saucepan. add soy sauce, aniseed, stick cinnamon, black tea, sugar, salt and 2 cups cold water.
Bring to boiling and reduce heat. Simmer covered about 2 hours. Add boiling water to keep eggs covered if needed. Drain, chill eggs well. Before serving roll eggs between the palms of your hands to loosen shell.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10

 

 

 

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