Tea-smoked duck eggs

Makes 6

  1. 6 duck eggs
  2. 4tb soy sauce
  3. 3tb water
  4. 4tb Russian Caravan tea
  5. 4tb sugar
  6. 1 bunch scallions
  • Cover eggs with water, bring to a boil and simmer while stirring for 1 minute. Turn off heat, cover and rest for 3 minutes. Transfer to ice bath, let cool and peel.
  • Add eggs to 2-3, turning occasionally, for 1 minute. Drain. Bruise scallions, place in steamer and top with eggs.
  • Meanwhile, soak tea in a small amount of hot water for 1 minute, drain and cool. Squeeze dry.
  • Line wok with a double layer of foil. Add sugar and tea leaves. Heat until smoking, add steamer, cover and smoke for 3 minutes. Serve.
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