4 Fun & Creative Egg Recipes
From a very early age, most people are taught that it's never okay to play with our food. But what about making art with your food? We'll not only allow it, but we'll also show you 4 great ways to get started using the main staple of every great breakfast.
Yin & Yang Egg:
- 2 eggs
- 5 oz red cabbage
- 1 lemon
Chinese Tea Eggs:
- 6 eggs
- 2 black tea bags
- 5 tbsp soy sauce
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 5 star anise pieces
- 1 tsp peppercorn
- 1 tsp sugar
- 4 egg yolks
- 2 egg whites
- greased pan
- 1 egg
- 1 milk carton, clean and empty
- 1 round straw
- 2 rubber bands
1. Yin & Yang Egg
1.1 Put the red cabbage in a sieve and use a spoon to push out the liquid into a bowl. Set the bowl with the liquid aside.
1.2 Separate an egg and put the egg white into a bowl. Set the egg yolk aside for now. Add a spoonful of the red cabbage juice to the egg whites and stir well for a purple liquid.
1.3 Separate another egg and add some red cabbage juice to the egg whites as well. Add the juice of half a lemon and stir it all together for a blue liquid.
1.4 Heat a pan and add some oil. Place both colored mixes side by side in the pan, place one egg yolk in the middle of each section, and cook for 4 minutes.
2. Chinese Tea Eggs
2.1 Boil water in a pot and add the 6 eggs. After 3 minutes, take the eggs out, dunk them in ice water, and gently tap them with a teaspoon.
2.2 Add the peppercorns, cinnamon, sugar, star anise, and tea bags to the same water the eggs were cooked in. Place the eggs in the mixture and let them steep for 2 hours. Add more water as needed from time to time to ensure that the eggs are fully submerged. You're in for a real treat when you finally peel the eggs!
3. Egg Pancakes
Separate 4 eggs and stir the egg yolks. Pour the stirred egg yolks into one squeeze bottle, and the egg whites into another. Squirt the bottles in a swirl design as shown in the video into a preheated, greased pan. Evenly cook both sides for a swirly breakfast adventure!
4. Heart Egg
4.1 Cut a milk carton as shown in the video. Cook an egg for 10 minutes and peel off the shell.
4.2 Lay the egg lengthwise in the cut milk carton and gently push a round straw or chopstick down on the top. Fix the stick in place with 2 rubber bands and refrigerate for 1 hour. The pressure from the stick with push down on the top of the egg and the yolk inside, thus creating a heart shape.
Who knew playing with your food could be so much fun?!
You can find the recipe for the Giant Bacon & Egg Hash Browns featured in the bonus video here.