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Tea Egg and Potato Hash Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 4 tea eggs, peeled and chopped
- 2 large potatoes, peeled and diced
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 red bell pepper, chopped
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh parsley for garnish

Special Equipment Needed:
- Large skillet
- Spatula

Step-by-Step Instructions:

1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
2. Add the diced potatoes and cook for 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until they are golden brown and crispy.
3. Add the chopped onion, minced garlic, and chopped red bell pepper to the skillet. Cook for an additional 5-7 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.
4. Add the chopped tea eggs to the skillet and stir to combine.
5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
6. Garnish with fresh parsley.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20-25 minutes
Medium-high heat
Serving size:
This recipe serves 4 people.

Nutritional information:
Calories: 240
Fat: 10g
Carbohydrates: 30g
Protein: 8g
Sodium: 350mg

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Instead of tea eggs, you can use hard-boiled eggs.
- You can substitute the red bell pepper with any other color of bell pepper.
- You can use any type of oil instead of olive oil.

- Add some chopped bacon or sausage to the skillet for added flavor.
- Top the hash with a fried egg for a breakfast twist.
- Add some diced tomatoes or spinach for added nutrition.

Tips and Tricks:
- Make sure to chop the potatoes into small, uniform pieces for even cooking.
- Use a non-stick skillet to prevent sticking.
- If the potatoes are taking too long to cook, cover the skillet with a lid to speed up the process.

Storage Instructions:
Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating Instructions:
To reheat, simply microwave the hash for 1-2 minutes or until heated through.

Presentation Ideas:
Serve the hash in a large bowl or on a platter for family-style dining.

Garnish with fresh parsley or chopped green onions.

This dish pairs well with a side of toast or a fresh fruit salad.

Suggested Side Dishes:
- Toast
- Fresh fruit salad
- Mixed greens salad

Troubleshooting Advice:
- If the potatoes are sticking to the skillet, add a little more oil to the pan.
- If the potatoes are not crispy enough, cook them for a few more minutes until they are golden brown.

Food Safety Advice:
- Make sure to cook the potatoes and eggs to an internal temperature of 165°F to prevent foodborne illness.
- Store any leftovers in the refrigerator within 2 hours of cooking.

Food History:
Tea eggs are a popular snack in China, where they are boiled in a mixture of tea, soy sauce, and spices for added flavor.

Flavor Profiles:
This dish is savory and slightly smoky from the tea eggs, with a crispy texture from the potatoes.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve this dish for breakfast or brunch, or as a hearty side dish for dinner.

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Taste: Savory, Herbal, Earthy, Spicy, Tangy