lidded glass Jar
Pour water into cooking pot and bring to full boil.
Turn off heat and add salt until water is saturated (a layer of salt should form on the bottom of the pot).
After brine has cooled you may add the baking powder and EITHER the rice vinegar OR the Shaoxing wine. Mix well.
Carefully place uncooked eggs into the jar.
Gently pour the brine into the jar until eggs are covered.
Cover and let stand in a cool shaded place for at least 14 days, but no more than 60 days.
At 14 days test one egg – The white should be cloudy and liquid, while the yolk should be firm and bright orange.
Suggested Uses after Curing:
Cook the eggs in softly boiling water (simmer) for roughly 45 to 55 minutes.
Serve with rice porridge.
Discard whites and use egg yolk as filling for various Asian pastries, buns, or dumplings.