Last Updated on August 24, 2021 by Ed Joven
How to cook Tokneneng
Tokneneng Recipe are hard-boiled chicken eggs dipped in orange-colored batter and deep-fried in oil. Tokneneng is a popular, inexpensive, easy to prepare, delicious and highly addictive Filipino street food found throughout the Philippines. Best paired with Manong sauce or spiced vinegar dip with chili.
Tokneneng is traditionally made with chicken or duck eggs, while Kwek kwek is made with quail eggs or “Itlog ng Pugo.” Both are sold together with fish balls, kikiam, and squid balls.
- 10 pcs. hard boiled Eggs
- 1/3 cup All-Purpose Flour
- 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
- 1/2 cup Cornstarch
- 2 tsp. Baking Powder
- 1 tsp. Salt or Magic Sarap
- 1/2 tsp. Black Pepper
- 2 tsp. Annatto Powder atsuete
- 2/3 cup Water add more if batter is too thick
- 2 drops Orange Food Color optional
- 1 small Red Onions minced
- 3 inches Cucumber seeded & diced
- 2-3 pcs. Red and Green Chillies chopped
- 1 cup White Vinegar "Datu Puti"
- 1/2 cup Water
- 3-4 tbsp. Sugar
- 1 tsp. Salt
- 1 tsp. Freshly Cracked Black Pepper
- Boil 1 dozen eggs for 10 minutes
- Drain, let it cool completely, cracked & peel off egg shells
- Coat eggs with flour
- Combine flour, cornstarch and baking powder
- Add seasoning annatto powder, magic sarap & black pepper then mix.
- Add water gradually & mix, make sure the consistency of batter is not too thick or runny
~ Time to Fry ~
- Heat oil in a pan
- Coat eggs with annatto batter using bamboo skewers or spoon
- Fry each Tokneneng for 3-4 mins.
~ Let's make of our Sukang Sawsawan ~
- Mince small red onion
- Peel & mince cucumber
- Slice red & green chillies
- Add white vinegar, water and sugar
- Add salt and black pepper then stir until well combine
~ To Serve ~
- Transfer Tokneneng ina plastic cup and cut
- Top with sawsawan and serve with a skewer
When you cook Tokneneng, you can use duck or chicken eggs. However, we recommend duck eggs because it is more delicious.
Other Filipino Street Food Recipes:
- Betamax Recipe or Grilled Chicken Blood