Kwek Kwek Recipe

Kwek Kwek Recipe

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If you're looking for a new way to have eggs, then you should try this kwek kwek recipe. Quail eggs are boiled then deep-fried with batter.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 10 mins


  • 18 quail eggs, boiled
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp anatto powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 cup cooking oil


  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!


  • Sugar: 1g
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  • Calcium: 34mg
  • Calories: 1191kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Cholesterol: 342mg
  • Fat: 117g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 73g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 32g
  • Potassium: 90mg
  • Protein: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Sodium: 352mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 221IU
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