Adobong Balut Recipe

November 26, 2011
(Last Updated On: July 15, 2016)

How to cook Adobong Balut

Adobong Balut Recipe, Balut is one of the most famous exotic foods the Filipinos are known for.  It is a fertilized duck egg which is considered by some as an aphrodisiac for the Filipino male with invigorating powers, it is said to increase stamina and sexdrive.

Balut is commonly sold as a streetfood during night time, that is why it is tag as the national streetfood in the Philippines. More information about Balut on Wikipedia.

Adobong Balut is high in protein, nutritious and a very delicious Filipino dish.   This Adobong Balut Recipe is a must try Filipino delicacy. Try it!

adobong balut recipe

Adobong Balut Ingredients

  • 4 Balut eggs, peeled
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp Canola Oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1 small sized Onion
  • ½ cup soy sauce, sliced
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • 3 pcs bay leaf
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • Thinly sliced Scallions for garnish

Adobong Balut Cooking Instructions:

  • Remove the Balut Egg shells, then set aside.
  • Add Canola oil into the Frying pan, when Canola oil is heated enough saute’ Onion and the minced garlic until oil gets infused with the flavor of garlic.
  • Add Balut and fry for a few seconds then add Soy sauce and Vinegar in the Pan. Depending on your own taste you can increase or decrease the amount of vinegar .
  • Bring to a boil without stirring. Simmer for a few seconds, then swirl the pan so that the eggs are coated with the sauce.
  • Add bay leaf, sugar and freshly ground black pepper.
  • Simmer for another minute. Swirl once more. Turn off the heat. Let sit for about 10 minutes.
  • Give the eggs a final swirl and, for the ultimate experience.
  • Best serve with garlic fried rice.


This is the ready to server Adobong Balut

adobong balut

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  • Reply

    jenny from chicago

    May 17, 2012 at 3:36 pm

    I like to try this one… just for curiosity sake…

  • Reply

    ana marie lim

    April 7, 2011 at 10:12 am

    i enjoy all the update recipe im receiving.keep it up……

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