Dragon Eggs

Dragon Eggs

Capri Primerano

"A Halloween treat to serve at any Halloween party! You can use guacamole instead of salsa if desired."
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Ingredients

2 h 45 m servings 197 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 197 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 14.8 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.5g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 7.8 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 191 mg
  • 64%
  • Sodium:
  • 1777 mg
  • 71%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil, remove from heat, and let eggs stand in hot water for 15 minutes. Drain hot water and fill saucepan with cold water; allow eggs to sit until cooled, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain water. Gently tap or roll eggs on the counter so the shell is cracked but still intact.
  2. Return eggs to saucepan and pour in enough water to cover eggs; add soy sauce, molasses, salt, and tea bags. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until eggs have absorbed color, about 30 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat and leave eggs in water to cool to room temperature.
  3. Peel eggs and trim bottom of each egg so it will stand upright. Cut each egg lengthwise and scoop yolks into a bowl. Mix mayonnaise, red bell pepper, salt, and pepper into egg yolks until evenly combined.
  4. Spoon yolk mixture back into egg whites; smooth filling to be level with egg white. Put each egg back together.
  5. Pour salsa onto a plate and assemble eggs upright into the salsa.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the soy sauce marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the soy sauce marinade consumed will vary.

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I have a different twist on this one. After boiling and cooling the eggs, roll them on the counter to crack the shell all over but do not peel, return the eggs to the cold water with just the te...

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These look totally gross. Would NOT be able to get past the looks.

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I have a different twist on this one. After boiling and cooling the eggs, roll them on the counter to crack the shell all over but do not peel, return the eggs to the cold water with just the te...

Love the technique, a huge hit at my halloween dinner at home.

These were great! I followed the recipe for the marbling of the eggs, but made my families traditional deviled eggs! They were a hit! Love that there is no food coloring involved.

I did a trial run this morning with only 2 eggs, cause that is all I had....... and great recipe and technique. I can not stop chuckling over the remark of disgusting looking........ lol.... th...

These looked really cool and were difficult to make.

These look totally gross. Would NOT be able to get past the looks.

I make Martha Stewart'a version of this (3 cups Earl Grey or other strong tea + 1/4 cup soy sauce). After fully cooking the eggs, shock in an ice bath, then roll on the counter to lightly crack ...

All-in-all, this recipe worked pretty well... However, I feel like simmering them for 30min in that second round is a bit much. I'd suggest using a butter knife to tap and crack the eggs. Whe...

Wow, just wow! One of the best dishes I've found on here. Definitely a lot of prep involved (don't rush the freezing time!) but worth every second. Will make many times again!

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