Soy Sauce Eggs are an addictive Chinese comfort food consisting of flavorful hard boiled eggs which are marinated for hours in the most perfectly sweet soy sauce.
They’re THE perfect addition to jazz up rice bowls, noodles, or honestly, just eaten on their own.
Papa G usually whips up a batch whenever he makes his delicious Soy Sauce Chicken Wings, since they use the same sauce… but if you’re looking for a recipe to JUST make the most delicious soy sauce eggs ever, then this post is for you.
Keep scrolling for our foolproof soy sauce eggs recipe recipe. We are soy egg-cited for you to try it.
Ingredients for Our Soy Sauce Eggs Recipe
- 12 eggs, hard boiled (you can do more if you wish)
- 1 tsp vegetable oil
- 20g (1.5 tbsp) sliced ginger
- 20g (1.5 tbsp) green onion (in 3” slices)
- 5g (1 tsp) clove
- 5g (1 tsp) star anise
- OPTIONAL: 3 bay leaves
- OPTIONAL: 1 cinnamon stick
- 120g (1/2 cup) rock sugar or brown sugar
- 250mL (1 cup) soy sauce
- 1 tsp dark soy sauce
- 600mL (20oz) water
- 50mL (1.5 oz) cooking wine
Step by Step Instructions for Our Soy Sauce Eggs Recipe
These delicious soy sauce eggs couldn’t be easier to make. Here are the step by step instructions!
To prep your eggs, bring a pot of water to boil and hard boil them to your ideal doneness. Peel and set aside.
To prep your soy sauce marinade add one teaspoon oil in a large pot over medium heat, along with your sliced ginger. Stir fry for 30 seconds, and then add your green onion. Stir fry for another 30 seconds, until fragrant.
Add in your cloves, star anise, and bay leaves/cinnamon stick (if using), and stir fry for a minute.
Add your sugar, soy sauce, dark soy sauce, water, and cooking wine, and bring it to a rolling simmer.
Turn the heat off, and leave your marinade to cool off. Once the mixture is no longer hot, add your hard boiled eggs and leave them to marinate for at least four hours, or even better, overnight for the tastiest results.
We Hope You Enjoy Our Soy Sauce Eggs Recipe!
Let us know in the comments if you have any questions, or be sure to let us know if you’ve tested the recipe out. We’re always looking to improve our recipes and make sure they taste great for everyone.