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Soy sauce eggs (Shoyu Tamago)

Course: Appetizers, Sides, Snack
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Japanese
Time: Max 10 min
Calories: 150 - 450 kcal
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Resting time: 1 hour
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 186kcal
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  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 ½ tsp honey
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • ¼ tsp chili flakes
  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)


  • In a pot of boiling water, cook the eggs for 7 minutes. Immediately take off the heat into cold water. Allow to cool and peel.
    4 eggs
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl mix the sesame oil, soy sauce, honey, rice vinegar, water, chili flakes and crushed garlic clove.
    1 tsp sesame oil, ⅓ cup low sodium soy sauce, 1 ½ tsp honey, 1 tbsp rice vinegar, ¼ tsp chili flakes, 1 clove garlic, 2 tbsp water
  • Marinate the peeled eggs in the soy sauce mix in the fridge for 1 hour up to 1 day. Flip the eggs around every once in a while to allow them to marinate equally from all sides. Cut in halves or fourths and enjoy alone or with noodles, soup, toast, salads, etc.


Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 327mg | Sodium: 1547mg | Potassium: 212mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 549IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 2mg