Korean Marinated Eggs - Mayak Gyeran

12 servings


5 minutes

active time

20 minutes

total time


12 Eggs

2 tsp salt

2 tbsp Vinegar

6 cloves Garlic (minced)

2 Korean Green Pepper (chopped)

1 Red Chili (chopped & optional)

3 Green Onion (chopped & optional)

1 tbsp Sesame Seeds

1 cup Soy Sauce

½ cup Honey

1 tbsp Sesame Oil (optional)

½ cup Water


In a pot, add in water (enough to cover all the eggs) and add salt and vinegar. Turn the heat up to medium-high and bring the water to a simmer. Once the water is boiling, carefully egg in the eggs and let ti eggs cook for 6 minutes. After 6 minutes, remove the egg and let it rest in a bowl of ice water for at least 10 minutes. Peel the eggs carefully and set them aside.

In a container, add garlic, chopped green pepper, red chili, green onion, soy sauce, honey, sesame oil, and water. Mix till everything is combined. Add in the peel eggs and making sure the eggs are covered in the marinade. Let the eggs rest in the fridge for at least 2 hours or better overnight.

Serve with a bowl of hot rice and enjoy!


Serving Size

1 egg


139 kcal

Total Fat

6 g

Saturated Fat

2 g

Unsaturated Fat

3 g

Trans Fat

0.02 g


164 mg


1557 mg

Total Carbohydrate

15 g

Dietary Fiber

1 g

Total Sugars

13 g


8 g

12 servings


5 minutes

active time

20 minutes

total time
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