• Serves: 6


  1. In a saucepan, bring 250ml of water to the boil. Add the tea bags, swirling to release the flavours.
  2. Add all the spices and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the soya sauce
  3. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
  4. Bring a saucepan of water to the boil and carefully add the eggs. Simmer for 6 minutes, then cool down in ice water straight away to stop them overcooking.
  5. Using the back of a spoon, gently tap the eggs all over to crack the shells.
  6. Drop the eggs into the spiced tea mix and leave to marinate for at 2 hours or over night.
  7. To serve, remove the eggs from the marinade, and carefully peel. Cut in half and serve either as a snack or to accompany Ramen.