Asian Filipino Snack

Kwek Kwek

A popular street food in the Philippines. It is quail egg dipped with orange batter. This recipe is used by street vendors.

Kwek Kwek

Popular street food in the Philippines
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: street food


  • 12 quail eggs


  • 1 cup flour
  • salt/pepper
  • food coloring red and yellow


  • In a pot of water, cook the eggs by boiling for about 10 minutes.
  • Remove egg from the pot and peel the shells once cooled.


  • In a bowl, add flour and water. Mix well. Add salt and pepper to season.
  • Add both food coloring until you get orange batter.


  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add eggs into your orange batter.
  • Once the egg is coated, drop it in your hot pan. Cook until golden and crispy.
  • Remove from pan, let excess oil drip.
  • Serve.
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