Korean Marinated Eggs, Mayak Gyeran


Prep time 12hrs 20mins
Cook time 6mins
Serves or Makes: 6


  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 korean green pepper, chopped
  • 2 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 2 green onions, green and white parts chopped
  • 2 tabelspoons white sesame seeds
  • 1 cup San-J Organic Tamari Soy Sauce
  • 1/ 2 cup honey
  • 1/ 2 cup water


  • Step 1

    In a large pot, fill with enough water to cover all six eggs. Set the burner on medium to high heat and bring to a boil.

  • Step 2

    Once your pot is boiling, gently place eggs in and let it cook for 6 minutes.

  • Step 3

    After boiling, place eggs in an ice bath for about 10-15 minutes. Carefully peel your eggs and set aside.

  • Step 4

    In a medium bowl combine garlic, Korean green pepper, green onions, red chili flakes, soy sauce, honey, and water. Mix the mixture until well combined.

  • Step 5

    Carefully add peeled eggs into the marinade.

  • Step 6

    Let the eggs marinate in the fridge for at least 2 hours, but overnight is ideal.

  • Step 7

    Serve over a bowl of hot rice and enjoy!