5 Steps to Make Delicious Chinese Tea Eggs

Chinese tea eggs, one of Chinese traditional food, is a famous snack good for both the young and the elders. It is actually a kind of boiled egg into which tea leaves are added in the process to strengthen the flavor, which is usually eaten for breakfast.



 Some spices

(Like cinnamon and bay)



 Soy sauce  Salt
5g  3g  15ml  1g 


  1.  Prepare the spices and seasoner for stewing Chinese tea eggs.
  2. get the eggs washed, put them in the pot(a spoonful of salt is advisable to solidify the leaked egg whites from broken eggs), give it a boil over high heat and simmer it over low heat for 5 minutes.
  3. Rinse the boiled eggs and shell them.
  4. Put the eggs back into the pot, add water, the spices, the black tea bag… and stew them for 60 minutes.
  5. You can eat the delicious Chinese tea eggs right off the bat or keep them for breakfast the next day.
  6. Are you attracted to this kind of tea eggs? It is delicious and convenient. If you like it, just have a try.

- tips-

  1.  Place the tea leaves in the sealed gauze in order to avoid tea residues in the soup.
  2. Keep the boiled eggs till the next day to strengthen the flavor.
  3. A repetitive use of the soup is viable as long as adding some spices and seasoner.

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