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Soy Sauce Eggs (Shoyu Tamago) Recipe

Soy Sauce Eggs - easy and healthy hard-boiled eggs steeped in a soy sauce mixture. This soy sauce eggs recipe yields delicious results. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword Soy Sauce Eggs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 171 kcal


  • 6 hard boiled eggs
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons Japanese soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar


  1. Make the hard-boiled eggs by boiling the eggs in hot water for 10 minutes. Crack and peel the shell off the eggs. Set aside.

  2. In a small pot, bring the water to boil. Add the soy sauce, dark soy sauce and sugar. Transfer the eggs into the soy sauce mixture. Turn off the heat and let it steep in the mixture for an hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Soy Sauce Eggs (Shoyu Tamago) Recipe
Amount Per Serving (3 people)
Calories 171 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 373mg124%
Sodium 1138mg49%
Potassium 164mg5%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 520IU10%
Calcium 55mg6%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.