Tokneneng (fried Hard Boiled Eggs) Recipe

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Tokneneng (Fried Hard Boiled Eggs)

Mikekey *

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@Mikekey

A popular streetfood in the Phillipines, hard-boiled eggs are dipped in orange coloured flour batter and deep fried then served with sweet sour sauce.


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Rating:
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Serves:
4-12
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

12 large
eggs
cornstarch, for coating
oil for deep frying

BATTER

1 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
water
salt and pepper, to taste
red and yellow food coloring

SAUCE

1/4 c
rice vinegar
4 Tbsp
brown sugar
1/4 c
ketchup
2 tsp
soy sauce

Step-By-Step

1Boil the eggs for 10 minutes. Remove from pot and let cool then peel the shells.

2Prepare the batter by putting a few drops of red and yellow food colouring into the water to get a deep orange colour. Add salt and pepper to the flour. Pour in the water mixture into the bowl of flour and mix well until there are no lumps.

3Heat oil in deep fryer or large wok.

4Dredge the peeled eggs into the cornstarch then drop them into the batter so it's fully covered. using a bamboo skewer, poke the eggs to drop them into the oil. Deep fry until the batter is crispy. Remove with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.

5To make the sauce: Mix all the ingredients into a saucepan and heat until the sugar has dissolved. Stir and let cool.

Serve the eggs with a side of dipping sauce.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Filipino