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Kwek Kwek

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 35 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Cuisine: Filipino

Description

Kwek Kwek is another famous Filipino street food which is made out of deep fried battered hard boiled quail eggs served with dips like spiced vinegar


Ingredients

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Kwek-kwek

  • 20 pieces hard boiled quail eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp annatto powder
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil

Vinegar dip

  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 small shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped with seeds
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. In a bowl mix together flour, cornstarch, baking powder, water, annatto powder, salt and freshly ground black pepper. Set it aside for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Mix all vinegar dip ingredients in a bowl then set aside
  3. Place quail eggs in the bowl and coat with the batter evenly.
  4. Add oil in a wok and once hot add quail eggs one at a time, make sure eggs are coated with the batter.
  5. Remove from wok, drain then serve with vinegar dip.