Tea Egg Appetizers

A fascinatingly different taste for those who want an easy, yet exotic, appetizer. I have lots of eggs from my laying hens, and this sounds like good way to use them for either winter or summer parties and get-togethers.

Tea Egg Appetizerss
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Flavoring hard boiled eggs for a delightful appetizer ingredient
Servings Prep Time
12 24 hours
Cook Time Passive Time
2 hours 1 day
Servings Prep Time
12 24 hours
Cook Time Passive Time
2 hours 1 day
Tea Egg Appetizerss
Print Recipe
Flavoring hard boiled eggs for a delightful appetizer ingredient
Servings Prep Time
12 24 hours
Cook Time Passive Time
2 hours 1 day
Servings Prep Time
12 24 hours
Cook Time Passive Time
2 hours 1 day
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Cover eggs with water; bring to simmer; let sit for four minutes. Darin and rinse. Lightly crack the outside shell all over.
  2. Add all ingredients to the peppercorns in saucepan. Bring to boil then low simmer for 30 minutes. cool. Steep in liquid overnight.
  3. Take one cup of liquid and reduce by half. Mix 3 tablespoons of mayonnaise, sliced green onions, and cracked pepper in with reduced liquid.
  4. Peel 6 eggs, and slice. Chop the remaining peeled eggs and mix with the mayonnaise mixture to make an egg salad.
  5. Assemble appetizers: Put slices on rice crackers, top with a dollop of egg salad mixture, a sprig of cilantro and a bit of cracked black pepper.
Recipe Notes

This came from Savorthis on Food52. The tea eggs are an ancient Chinese delicacy that is wellknown in Chinese cooking.

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