Soy egg

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Soy egg
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Soy eggs with pork in Thai Chinese cuisine
Traditional Chinese 滷蛋
Simplified Chinese 卤蛋
Literal meaning red cooking egg

A soy egg is a type of Chinese egg cooked in soy sauce, sugar, water, as well as other optional herbs and spices.


Soy eggs may be eaten individually as a snack. They are sometimes used as a condiment in congee. They may also be used in a traditional Chinese egg dish, in which regular eggs, century eggs, and soy eggs are steamed together.


Soy eggs are commonly sold in convenience stores in East Asian countries.

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