Do you want to surprise your loved one when he comes to your house? Do you want to freshen up and feel healthy? Do you want to take a break and give time to yourself rather?
Well, you don’t really have to go out of your house and look for what you need. By, giving yourself a good Chinese tea is one of the best ways to achieve all you want. But to be more creative, you don’t only deal with Chinese tea alone, to give yourself more life, Chinese tea eggs is ready to make you happy. How to make this? Here are the simple steps:
First you have to know the ingredients. So we need to have 6 eggs, 2 tablespoons of soy sauce, 1 tablespoon of salt, 2 tablespoons of Chinese five spice powder, 1 star anise, 1 tea bag which is either black or pu’er tea. Now, this is optional, earthy mushrooms.
You fill the saucepan with water and then bring the water to a boil. You must use the medium heat so that you won’t destroy the right color of the finished product. Always remember, the temperature of the heat always matter.
Now is the time for you to add up all the 6 eggs you have. You have then to turn the fire off and let it take the weight off your feet for like 15 minutes. After this, allow the eggs to drain and get to cool down.
Once this has been cool, you put each egg on the counter and then just gently turn round with the palm of the hand so that the shell will crack all in excess of. Do not do remove the egg the shell on or after the egg though.
Next is you fill the saucepan with clean water and then you add the soy sauce then the five spice seasoning followed by the star anise then the salt then put the tea bag which can either be black or pu’er. Lastly, you might to this or not, put the mushroom.
Following is you bring water to a boil and then place the cracked eggs in the saucepan.
Placing it on low heat, you let the eggs simmer for like 20 minutes then you remove the saucepan from the heat and then you allow the eggs to go on with steeping in the assortment.
Once it is slightly cooled then that is the time to place the eggs and then the liquid into a glass or you may also use a ceramic container in order for you to steep it further inside the fridge.
Now the eggs can be served either you like it hot or cold basing on the personal preference of yours. Now, for best results, you allow the eggs to steep for at least two days inside the refrigerator. It will make certain the spices to be fully blend into the eggs and for those people who like sweet eggs, you may put 2 tablespoons of sugar as an alternative of salt. Enjoy!