At the busy street outside universities, high schools and inside crowded malls, this snack is always present. Tokneneng, or Quail Egg Waffle is one of the favorite street foods of Filipinoes. We are going to cook some today, just a little different. The usual street tokneneng are wrapped in orange coating. But we are instead going to use pink and black to add a little creativity.
Ingredients: (max quail egg for adults is 4-5 a day, this recipe serves 3)
15 Quail Eggs
1 tbsp Salt
1 tbsp Pepper
1 cup Flour
1 cup water
1 tsp Food coloring
Oil for deep frying
Sugar to sweeten
1. Boil the eggs. While you are at it, prepare the coating for the eggs. Mix the flour, water, food color, salt, and pepper into a bowl, mix until foamy. Tip: you may add a teaspoon of starch to make the mixture firmer.
2. Prepare the eggs. After cooling it down, remove the shells.
3. Place the eggs on the mixture. Coat them up.
4. Heat your oil for deep fry. Gently place each egg, preferably using two spoons to get an abundant coating.
5. In just a minute or two, the eggs are ready to go off the pan.
5. For the sauce, mix the vinegar, sugar, pepper, chili flakes, and minced onion together in a bowl.
That was easy, wasn’t it? Try it at home!