Instant Pot Marbled Eggs

Try this easy technique of Instant Pot to give your boiled eggs a distinctive and elegant look.

These marbled eggs are great and unique snack from Chinese cuisine.

Instant Pot Marbled Eggs
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Marbled Eggs
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
  • 3 black tea bags
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon zest grated finely
  • 1 tbsp juniper berries
  • 1 tsp whole cloves
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp black peppercorns
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 4 large hard boiled eggs cooled
  • In a small pan, mix together all ingredients except soy sauce and eggs over medium heat and bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat and transfer the mixture into a heatproof bowl.
  • Carefully, crack the outer shell of eggs.
  • Place soy sauce and eggs in the bowl with teabags mixture.
  • With a piece of foil, cover the bowl.
  • Arrange the steamer basket in the bottom of Instant Pot.
  • Fold a larger piece of foil paper in thirds to make a little carrier.
  • Arrange the foil in steamer trivet.
  • Place the bowl over foil paper. Now, fold the foil down around the edges of the bowl.
  • Secure the lid and turn to “Seal” position.
  • Cook on “Manual” with “Low Pressure” for about 20 minutes.
  • Press “Cancel” and do a quick release.
  • Remove the lid and transfer the eggs into a bowl.
  • Set aside to cool.
  • Peel the eggs and serve.
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