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Donya Aurora Eggs

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 4 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Donya Aurora eggs is a type of relleno from Quezon province where eggs is filled with a minced meat mixture, dipped in beaten eggs then fried.



Units Scale
  • 12 pcs eggs, hard boiled cut into halves, cooked yolks separated
  • 350 g minced pork, 25% fat
  • 1/3 cup raisins, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup red capsicum, finely chopped
  • 2 small shallots, finely chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil, for frying
  • sweet chilli sauce


  1. In a bowl mash the cooked egg yolks and combine it with minced pork, raisins, red capsicum, shallots and garlic. Mix it well.
  2. Put the mixture in the cavity of the half egg and pack it well, continue to pack until you have a whole egg shaped relleno, end result will be half egg white and half minced meat. Do it with their remaining eggs and filling.
  3. Prepare your deep fryer or wok filled with oil, heat to 180C.
  4. Dip the packed egg whites in beaten eggs then deep fry it till golden brown.
  5. Remove egg from fryer then place it in a plate lined with paper towel to absorb excess oil.
  6. Place in serving platter then serve it with sweet chilli sauce on the side.