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Red Cooked Eggs #2

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Category: Chinese, Eggs, Appetizers

 Ingredients List

  • 8 Eggs
  • 1/2 c Dark soy sauce
  • 1/2 c Light soy sauce
  • 1/2 c Dry sherry
  • 3 tb Sugar
  • 2 ts Whole cloves
  • 3 Thin slices fresh gingerroot
  • 2 ts Grated orange zest
  • 2 Pieces (2 inches each)
  • -cinnamon stick


Place eggs in a medium saucepan; cover with cold water. Heat over medium
heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer, uncovered, about 15 minutes.
Remove from heat; run cold water into pan until cool. Let eggs cool in cold
water. Drain. Lightly tap shells all over with back of spoon; do not
crack so hard that shells actually come loose.

Return eggs to saucepan; add remaining ingredients. Add cold water to cover
egg; heat over medium heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer, covered,
about 1-1/2 hours.* Remove from heat. Let cool to room temperature in
cooking liquid.

Refrigerate eggs, in cooking liquid, until serving time**. At serving time,
drain eggs, discarding liquid; shell eggs and leave whole or cut in half.

* Heat may be turned off at any time and cooking resumed later

** The longer the eggs soak, at least several hours, the better flavor they
will have. They can be done several days in advance.

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