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Herbal Tea Eggs Recipe

Herbal Tea Eggs Recipe

Herbal Tea Eggs Recipe

Ingredients :

    • Eggs 12, at room temperature
    • Chinese tea leaves 4 Tbsp
    • Dark soy sauce 3 Tbsp
    • Salt 1 Tbsp
    • Sugar 1/2 tsp
    • Chinese angelica root (tong kwai) 15 g
    • Codonopsis pilosula (dong sum) 10g
    • Astragalus (pak kei) 10 g
    • Polyconattum (yok chok) 10g
    • Medlar seeds/wolfberries (kei chi) 5 g

Method :

    1. Put eggs in a large pot and add water to cover. Bring to the boil then reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
    2. Drain eggs and allow to cool. Gently tap eggs with the back of a spoon to crack shells, but do not remove shells.
    3. Return eggs to pot and add water to cover eggs completely.
    4. Stir in remaining ingredients and bring to the boil. Either reduce heat to very low and simmer for 3 hours or place in a crock pot for 31/2 hours.
    5. Drain and leave to cool. Shell eggs and serve whole or cut in wedges.

Preparation time : 15 minutes
Cooking time : 3–3 hours 30 minutes
Makes 12