Japanese Marinated Egg – Ajitsuke Tamago Easy Recipe. Marinated or seasoned eggs is one of my favorite ways to eat soft boiled eggs (and even hard boiled eggs). I've tried different versions of seasoned eggs – pickled eggs and Chinese tea eggs being two that I really like. But Ramen Eggs (Ajitsuke Tamago) have always been my favorite!
Three-quarters fill a medium saucepan with water and bring to the boil. Once boiling, carefully add the eggs to the pan and boil for exactly six minutes. It's all about the timing with these eggs to achieve the right consistency and can take a few tries to get right. You can cook Japanese Marinated Egg – Ajitsuke Tamago Easy Recipe using 11 ingredients and 14 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Japanese Marinated Egg – Ajitsuke Tamago Easy Recipe
- Prepare of Sauce.
- Prepare 1/2 Cup of Dark Soy Sauce.
- You need 1/4 Cup of Brown Sugar.
- It’s 1/4 Cup of Mirin.
- You need 1.5 Cup of Water.
- You need 3 Stalks of Spring Onions.
- It’s 10 G of Ginger.
- It’s 1 Clove of Garlic.
- Prepare of Protein.
- You need 6-8 of Eggs.
- Prepare of Distilled White Vinegar.
Ramen Eggs (味付け玉子 – Ajituske Tamago) With a soft jammy yolk and umami-packed white, a Ramen Egg is the cherry on top of a bowl of ramen. Although they're most commonly found atop a bowl of noodle soup, these flavorful Japanese soft-boiled eggs (known as Ajitsuke Tamago in Japan) are super versatile. Recipe – Marinated Eggs: – Combine the water, sake, soy sauce, mirin, and sugar in a medium sized pot and bring to a boil. The basic marinade for Ajitsuke Tamago is very easy.
Japanese Marinated Egg – Ajitsuke Tamago Easy Recipe instructions
- Rough chop ginger with skin on.
- Chop Spring Onions into half.
- Peel Garlic.
- Add all sauce ingredients in & allow it simmer until caramelised.
- Once caramelised turn heat off and let it cool.
- Pierce eggs with egg piercer or a needle..
- Bring water to boil and add distilled white vinegar into the water to help soften the eggshell..
- Once water is boiling add eggs in carefully for ONLY 6 minutes..
- After 6 minutes remove eggs from heat..
- Give eggs an ice bath or rinse it with cold water until it's completely cool..
- To get a perfectly peeled egg, peel off only the top part of the shell and use a teaspoon to scrape the shell off from the side..
- Put peel eggs into a container or ziplock bag..
- Use a strainer and strain the marinating sauce into your desire method of storing..
- Seal it and let it marinate for at least 3-4 hours. I highly recommend it to be marinated overnight for full flavour..
You mix soy sauce, mirin and water together and then just let your soft boiled eggs sit in the marinade for several hours. Mirin is a type of rice wine that is sweetened. It's a key component, so I definitely recommend buying it for making these eggs. Ramen Egg (Ajitsuke Tamago) These flavorful soft-boiled eggs used as a ramen topping are called Ajitsuke Tamago (味付け卵) in Japan, which literally means "seasoned egg." This White Ramen Egg is marinated in a clear broth making it look like a regular soft-boiled egg and yet it has the perfect savory-sweet balance with loads of umami. Ramen eggs are a bit unique; they are soft boiled but the egg yolk part is never fully cooked.