Mayak Gyeran (Soy Marinated Soft Boiled Eggs)

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Ingredients

  • 6
    eggs
  • 2
    tbsp honey
  • 1/4
    cup soy sauce
  • 1/2
    tbsp maesil//korean plum extract
    optional
  • 1
    tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4
    cup water
  • 1
    tsp ginger
    grated
  • 1/4
    cup leeks
    sliced
  • 1/4
    cup red onion
    sliced
  • 1
    tbsp white sesame seeds
  • 2
    scallions
    chopped
  • 2
    cloves garlic
    finely diced

Instructions

1
to make jammy eggs: prepare a large bowl with ice-cold water. set aside. in a medium-sized pot, boil water. once water is boiling, add 6 eggs. boil eggs for 7 minutes. (set a timer. you will forget.) after 7 minutes, immediately transfer eggs to ice-cold water bath.
2
once eggs are cool to touch, crack and peel eggs.
3
to make marinade: mix 1/4 cup soy sauce, 1/4 cup water, 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar,2 tbsp honey, and 1/1/2 tbsp maesil//korean plum extract (optional) make sure to stir to dissolve honey.
4
in a large jar, add jammy eggs, chopped alliums—2 cloves garlic (finely diced), 1/4 cup leeks (sliced), 2 scallions (chopped ), 1/4 cup red onion (sliced) —,and 1 tsp ginger (grated). add marinade. add 1 tbsp white sesame seeds. let eggs marinate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
5
voila— 마약계란//mayak gyeran, which translates directly to korean drug eggs because they are so addicting. enjoy over rice! drizzle sesame oil on top. eggs will keep up to 5 days in refrigerator. reuse the same marinade for another batch. marinade will keep for up to 2 weeks. for more detailed instructions (non-negotiables, try experimenting with, food styling tips), visit www.everythingalexcooks.com/recipes
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to make jammy eggs: prepare a large bowl with ice-cold water. set aside. in a medium-sized pot, boil water. once water is boiling, add 6 eggs. boil eggs for 7 minutes. (set a timer. you will forget.) after 7 minutes, immediately transfer eggs to ice-cold water bath.