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How to cook chinese red eggs

Chinese Red Eggs are normally distributed one month or on a baby's first birthday to announce a baby's entry into the world.

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You will need: eggs, teaspoon of salt, dash of white vinegar, red food coloring. If your baby is a boy, you need an odd number of eggs. If it's a girl, even number. But don't forget to cook a spare!

You will need: eggs, teaspoon of salt, dash of white vinegar, red food coloring. If your baby is a boy, you need an odd number of eggs. If it's a girl, even number. But don't forget to cook a spare!

Put eggs in cold water then boil under low heat with a pinch of salt & dash of vinegar, to strip the waxy coating from the egg. Do this for 25 - 30mins.

Put eggs in cold water then boil under low heat with a pinch of salt & dash of vinegar, to strip the waxy coating from the egg. Do this for 25 - 30mins.

Once the eggs are hard boiled, immediately place each egg carefully into a bowl filled with red food colouring.

Once the eggs are hard boiled, immediately place each egg carefully into a bowl filled with red food colouring.

Carefully coat the eggs evenly with dye then allow as much dye to drain as possible.

Carefully coat the eggs evenly with dye then allow as much dye to drain as possible.

Use a paper towel to soak up excess dye then transfer into a clean bowl for dye to dry.

Use a paper towel to soak up excess dye then transfer into a clean bowl for dye to dry.

And that's how you make Chinese Red Eggs to celebrate the birth of a new baby! Serve with sliced pickled ginger & roast pork :)

  • Eggs
  • Vinegar
  • Salt
  • Water
  • Red Food Colouring
  • Saucepan
  • Bowls
  • 2 Spoons