Prep Time:20 mins
Cook Time:3 hrs
Additional Time:4 hrs
Total Time:11 hrs 20 mins
Yield:8 eggs

Nutrition Facts (per serving)


Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 8

Calories 75

% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g6%
Saturated Fat 2g8%
Cholesterol 186mg62%
Sodium 624mg27%
Total Carbohydrate 1g0%
Dietary Fiber 0g1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 7g13%
Vitamin C 0mg0%
Calcium 35mg3%
Iron 1mg5%
Potassium 91mg2%

The daily percentage is based on a 2000-calorie diet. Your daily dose can be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

** Nutritional information is missing from all ingredients. Ratings are based on available nutritional data.

(-) If you are following a restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before making this diet for your own consumption.


  1. 3 cups water
  2. 2 tablespoons black tea leaves
  3. 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  4. 1 tablespoon black soy sauce
  5. 1 tablespoon tangerine zest
  6. 1 (2 inch) piece cinnamon stick
  7. 2 pods star anise
  8. 1 ¼ teaspoons salt, divided
  9. 8 large eggs


Combine three cups water, tea leaves, soy sauce, black soy sauce, zest, cinnamon stick, superstar anise, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large saucepan; deliver to a boil. Reduce warmness, cowl, and simmer for three hours.

    Meanwhile, place eggs and closing 1 teaspoon salt into a medium pot; cowl with bloodless water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from warmness, drain, and funky. Tap cooled eggs with the again of a spoon to crack shells; do now not cast off shells.

    Remove the saucepan from the warmth. Add eggs and let steep for as a minimum eight hours, or for a richer taste, up to one half days.