A bowl of Lu Dan marinated eggs
4 Asian Marinated Eggs You Absolutely Need To Try
Boiled eggs are a versatile and convenient ingredient. Many Asian cuisines enhance their flavor through marination, using spices and liquids like soy or tea.
Taiwanese tea eggs are marinated in a mixture of soy sauces, black Chinese tea, and spices such as cinnamon and star anise, creating a flavorful snack that pairs well with drinks.
Korean marinated eggs, or Mayak eggs, known for their addictive taste, involve soft-boiling eggs and marinating them in a spicy mix of soy sauces, sugar, garlic, and chili peppers.
Japanese ramen eggs are soft-boiled then soaked overnight in a mix of light and dark soy sauces and mirin, resulting in a savory snack or an addition to ramen soup or other meals.
Filipino adobo eggs are marinated in a classic adobo sauce made of soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, and black pepper. Their tangy and spicy flavor makes them a delicious snack.