Tokneneng Or Kwek kwek


Tokneneng are gurgled chicken eggs that are plunged in a ruddy player and southern style until the hitter gets new. All around, this is considered as a Filipino street food and sold in the city close by kwek-kwek, squidballs, fish balls, and kikiam. Discussing kwek-kwek, tokneneng is fundamentally the more noteworthy structure. The cooking strategy and predominant aspect of the trimmings are near; the primary difference is such an egg used.

What I like about this street food is its ability to fill your stomach for just several bucks. Make an effort not to expect a great deal on the taste since it is basically percolated egg. What you need to do anyway is dunk it in a rich sauce for additional flavor. I like this dunked in sinamak (vinegar with flavors); this similarly tastes extraordinary with fish ball sauce.


1:30 pcs. quail eggs – gurgled and stripped
2:1 cup commonly valuable flour
3:2 colossal eggs – beaten
4:1/4 cup water
5:1 stem celery – minced
6:1 tsp. salt

7:1/2 tsp. dim pepper powder

8:a dash of charm sarap

9:1/2 cup canola/vegetable oil for cooking

Optional: 1 tbsp. atsuete powder to add concealing to the hitter mix

For the batter:

1: 2 cups generally useful flour

2: 1 tsp. preparing powder

3: 2 1/4 cups water

4: 1 tsp. salt

5: 1 tsp. p epper

6: orange food shading

For the dipping sauce:

1/4 cup vinegar

1 cup water

1 Tbsp. soy sauce

2 Tbsp. hearty hued sugar

1 pc red onion cut finely

1 pc siling labuyo or bean stew pepper optional


How to cook tokneneng:

Warmth up the eggs in water for 10 to 15 minutes and incorporate to some degree salt. Make an effort not to cover the pot while cooking the eggs to dodge parts on the shells. Channel the eggs and put spigot water to cool.

Strip the eggs and coat with cornstarch. Put in a protected spot.

To make the hitter; in a bowl, mix the flour, salt, pepper and water.

Mix the hitter using a fork or an electric hand blender and mix until all the bulges disappear.

While mixing, incorporate several drops of food concealing if you are using liquid concealing or at whatever point powdered, start with a restricted amount until the ideal orange concealing is cultivated.

In a significant frying pan, heat enough oil to significant fry the eggs. Put the eggs in the player and use a spoon to scoop the eggs from the hitter by then put it in hot oil independently.

Make an effort not to stuff the holder with eggs. 3 to 4 eggs for each gathering is adequate to avoid the battered eggs from remaining with each other.

Fry until the player is new and take out from dish using an opened spoon. Channel with paper towels or use a sifter to drain plenitude oil. Serve hot with plunging sauce.

To make the plunging sauce; essentially join vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, onions, water and bean stew. Mix very well until all the sugar is deteriorated.

While setting up the hitter, it is fairly questionable in light of the fact that you might be tempted to incorporate more water (since it will require some exertion for the water and flour to mix) and the result will be an outstandingly shaky consistency which won’t coat the eggs well. If the hitter looks unnecessarily dry from the beginning, mix it well generally speaking and incorporate water a teaspoon at a time until you achieve the correct consistency.

Besides, about the plunging sauce, this is currently endeavored and attempted in the past when we are so far selling tokneneng in our food truck already. Indeed this is in like manner our home equation plunging sauce for singed tokwa or tofu.

Making Tokneneng isn’t so troublesome and this dish is endorsed to the people who might incline toward not to spend a ton of money on food because the components for cooking Tokneneng are unobtrusive, basically don’t expect sublime taste since its solitary an egg made sure about with flour player. This dish is furthermore great for the kids since it is sound since it is made out of egg. I know scarcely any people who have Tokneneng as breakfast and even as nibble. My sister treasures this food when she is sitting before the TV that she could even eat 6 pieces of it! I can’t do that. That is surely not a decent abstaining from excessive food intake affinity. Alright, enough for that story, we should aggregate the trimmings and let us start.

Nutritional Information:

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Calories: 790.3

*Daily Value *

Protein: 20.3g

41 %

Sugars: 49.7g

16 %

Exchange Other Carbs: 3.5

Dietary Fiber: 1g

4 %

Sugars: 17.9g

Fat: 57.5g

88 %

Inundated Fat: 9.7g

49 %

Cholesterol: 491mg

164 %

Supplement An Iu: 782.8IU

16 %

Niacin Equivalents: 6.5mg

50 %

Supplement B6: 0.2mg

15 %

Supplement C: 2.3mg

4 %

Folate: 121.2mcg

30 %

Calcium: 90.4mg

9 %

Iron: 4.1mg

23 %

Magnesium: 28.5mg

10 %

Potassium: 292.3mg

8 %

Sodium: 546.1mg

22 %

Thiamin: 0.3mg

34 %

Calories From Fat: 517.3

Percent Of Calories From Carbs: 24

Percent Of Calories From Fat: 64

Percent Of Calories From Protein: 10

Percent Of Calories From Sat Fat: 10

What Is Tukneneng/Kwek kwek:

 Tukneneng is a tempura-like Filipino street food made by significant cooking orange player made sure about hard-gurgled chicken eggs. A standard assortment of tukneneng is kwek. The essential qualification between the two lies in the egg that is used. Kwek is commonly made with duck eggs, while tukneneng is made with chicken eggs. It is called kwek due to the sounds made by ducks and tukneneng by virtue of the filipino word neneng suggests juvenile lady. On account of their resemblances, the two are routinely confused with specific people calling tukneneng “kwek” and the opposite way around.

Tukneneng is for the most part given a spiced vinegar-based dive.

The name “tukneneng” started from the 1978 Pinoy komiks course of action Batute, appeared by Vic Geronimo and made by Rene Villaroman. In the rule character Batute’s language, tukneneng connotes ‘egg’.

Let me give you a little reality about Tokneneng and kwek-kwek. Tokneneng is made out of chicken eggs and player anyway the fundamental differentiation between them is that kwek-kwek is made out of quail eggs. Much equivalent to mother and young lady, haha!

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