Kwek-Kwek | Battered Quail Eggs | Filipino Recipe

A very easy and simple dish to make. eggs dipped in a flour mixture and fried

Ingredients

  • 12 to 18 pieces boiled quail eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • ¾ to 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp anatto powder (pinulbos na atsuete)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 cups cooking oil

Instructions

  1. Place the cornstarch in a container and dredge the boiled quail eggs. Set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine flour, salt, and pepper then mix thoroughly.
  3. Dilute the anatto powder in warm water then pour-in the mixing bowl with the other ingredients. Mix well.
  4. Place all the quail eggs in the mixing bowl and coat with the batter.
  5. Heat the pan and pour the cooking oil.
  6. When the oil is hot enough, deep-fry the quail eggs by scooping them from the mixing bowl using a spoon. Make sure that each is coated with batter.
  7. After a few minutes, remove the fried quail eggs from the pan and place in a serving plate.
  8. Serve with vinegar or fish ball sauce while still crispy.
  9. Share and Enjoy!

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