Tea Smoked Eggs W/ Sesame Salt

Recipe by bayou-mimi
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READY IN: 11hrs 5mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Boil eggs 20 minutes over low flame.
  • Cool in cooking water.
  • Drain the eggs, and tap the shells gently all over with the back of a spoon until each shell is completely cracked.
  • Return the eggs to the pan, cover with cold water and add salt, soy sauce, star anise and tea.
  • Bring to a boil,reduce heat and simmer very slowly for 2 to 3 hours.
  • Turn off flame and leave eggs in the liquid for 8 hours.
  • (Chill after they are cooled).
  • Drain the eggs but leave in shells until they are ready to use.
  • They will keep well wrapped in the refrigerator for up to a week.
  • To make sesame salt, lightly toast sesame seeds in a hot frying pan, tossing gently over high heat.
  • Combine toasted seeds, salt and pepper in a small mixing bowl.
  • Set aside.
  • To serve, carefully peel the eggs.
  • The whites will be marbled with dark lines.
  • Cut the eggs into halves or quarters, and serve with sesame salt.
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