Dragon Eggs

  • Recipe By
  • Published Jun 22nd
  • Ready In2h 45m
  • Servings6
  • Calories197
A Halloween treat to serve at any Halloween party! You can use guacamole instead of salsa if desired.

Dragon Eggs Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Dragon Eggs for 6 servings:

  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 8 tea bags
  • Filling:
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons minced red bell pepper
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup salsa

Dragon Eggs Cooking Instructions

  • Prep30m
  • Cook45m
  • Ready In2h 45m

To cook Dragon Eggs, you need about 30 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Dragon Eggs is about 45 minutes , and you can serve your Dragon Eggs within 2 hours 45 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Dragon Eggs easily:

  1. 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. 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. 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. 4 Spoon yolk mixture back into egg whites; smooth filling to be level with egg white. Put each egg back together.
  5. 5 Pour salsa onto a plate and assemble eggs upright into the salsa.


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 197 calories; 14.8 grams of fat; 9.5 grams of carbohydrates; 7.8 grams of protein; 191 milligrams of cholesterol; 1777 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Nov 2nd 2017

    Same concept different application, I made this idea into blood shot eye balls for my daughters halloween birthday!! EVERYONE loved them!! They all said it was so cool how I got the veins on ...

  2. Oct 27th 2016

    I missed the leave in water until cool for the color soaking, so my color was pale. I didn't try the actual seasoning, I was just going for the look. I read one review that soaked in cold ...

  3. Aug 23rd 2016

    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 cr ...

  4. Mar 20th 2016

    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. ...

  5. Nov 15th 2014

    These looked really cool and were difficult to make.

  6. Sep 13th 2014

    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... ...

  7. Nov 14th 2013

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

  8. Oct 29th 2013

    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.

  9. Oct 7th 2013

    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 th ...