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Asian Soft Boiled Eggs - Ramen Eggs

Ramen Eggs

These soft boiled ramen eggs are marinated in an Asian sauce which changes the texture of the whole egg. It is such a unique way to eat an egg, delicious in Ramen or Soba soup but also all by itself.  

Mirin is a sweet Japanese rice wine, see more and buy on Amazon

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  • 6Servings


  •  6 large eggs, left out overnight at room temperature 
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup mirin


1. Place eggs in a small sauce-pot, and cover with cold water. 

2. Bring eggs to a boil. Immediately turn off the heat, cover and set a timer for 7 minutes. 

3. Gently move eggs to a bowl of ice water and allow them to cool for 10 minutes.   

4. In a small bowl, whisk soy sauce and mirin. Place whole boiled eggs in the mixture and marinate for at least 2 hours and up to 3 days. 

5. Peel, cut eggs in half, and serve with ramen.